Category: Literature

A Lone Star State of Mind

I’d written about the Greek and Roman gods before, so I thought while I was in Ireland I would focus on the myths of my Irish ancestors. And yet all I seem to want to write about since I got here in September is where I come from: Texas.

Book Review: “Leia: Princess of Alderaan”

Leia Organa is a beloved character for all Star Wars fans, and Claudia Gray did an exceptional job portraying Leia as a young Princess; hopeful, intelligent, and as witty as one would expect from the daughter of Padmé Amidala. *Spoilers ahead*

The Best Books to Travel With

The Three Great Loves of my life are: Reading, Traveling, and Sleeping. When it comes to traveling, one of my favorite parts is sitting on trains and reading while the world passes by. Sometimes, I’d rather have an eight hour train ride with beautiful…

My Evening With Neil Gaiman

“When I was young, I was bitten by a radioactive book.” I have never sat in a theatre full of a stranger conglomeration of people before.

Travel Essays to Read Before Your Next Trip

Traveling is an art form. It can be impossible to perfect, but it helps to read about other people’s experiences, and mistakes, before you leave. That way you can laugh about all the mistakes you’ll make, and get to know the area of the…