Aloeswood Incense: The First Brazier (1943?) By Eileen Chang Aloeswood Incense: The First Brazier is a novella written by Eileen Chang. In this novella, Weilong visits her estranged aunt, Madame … Continue Reading Love Currency – Thoughts on Aloeswood Incense: The First Brazier
During winter break, I should have been working on my final project for my M.A. but rather than doing that, I ended up enjoying my break doing the things I … Continue Reading Lyn’s Current Obsessions (2018 Winter Edition)
Blood Wedding (1932) By Federico Garcia Lorca Blood Wedding is a tragedy written by Federico Garcia Lorca in 1932. It is based off a newspaper story about a mysterious murder. … Continue Reading So Much For A Happy Ending: Thoughts on Blood Wedding
So after a year of no updates, I finally did it. I updated my review pages. So if you are new to this blog, you can check out all of … Continue Reading Announcements: Updated Review Pages!
2018 was actually a good year for me. In 2017, I was left with disappointment, stress, and lethargicness and so I hoped that 2018 would be better than the last. … Continue Reading 2018 – What happened to me?
Here is the prompt for November: Here at OWLS, we are pretty thankful that we are able to come together as a community and share a love and appreciation for … Continue Reading OWLS: “Thankful” For the Creative Non-Fiction of Alida Nugent
The Icarus Girl (2006) By: Helen Oyeyemi Warning: Spoilers! The Icarus Girl is unexpectedly chilling. Eight-year-old Jessamy “Jess” Harrison has an English father and a Nigerian mother. She has a … Continue Reading My Imaginary Friend: Thoughts on The Icarus Girl
Here’s the second part of this chain post. This time I was nominated by Keiko from Keiko’s Anime Blog. Thank you for the nomination, Keiko.
So I saw this tag going around the blogosphere last month but I didn’t have time to do my nominations until now. So I want to thank Chizurue from Of … Continue Reading Of Midnight Ravings Nominated Me For My Reasons Why (Part 1)
Hey Readers! I am currently on a break from blogging. I haven’t really posted much in April and that will continue until I finish my projects for this semester. Happy … Continue Reading Announcements: It has been a while.
The Sympathizer (2015) By Viet Thanh Nguyen Personally, I wouldn’t pick up this book on my own. I had to read it for a class, but I’m glad that my … Continue Reading The Duality Spy: Thoughts on The Sympathizer
Atonement (2001) By Ian McEwan So when the movie came out for this book, starring Keira Knightly and James McAvoy, I wanted to watch it but I didn’t have time … Continue Reading Forgiving in Fiction: Thoughts on Atonement
Today, I almost could have been severely injured or died.
So I came back to SF this weekend, and right when I did, two of my friends asked if I would like to hang out with them. Of course, I … Continue Reading Lyn’s Adventures: A Hangout Before School Starts
Bitter Sweet Love (2016) By Michael Faudet I finally had the chance to read Michael Faudet’s second poetry book entitled Bitter Sweet Love this winter break. With a title like … Continue Reading A Story In Poetry: Thoughts on Bitter Sweet Love