“I have lived a thousand lives and I’ve loved a thousand loves. I’ve walked on distant worlds and seen the end of time. Because I read.” -George R.R. Martin Books […]
“It’s like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story.” […]
For those who have been paying attention, you may have noticed a small change on the ol’ website as of today. Geeksnbarbells, which has graced the URL for the past […]
There is a narrative put out into the world about books that goes something like this. Philosophy, biographies, novels written based upon real events or based upon reality, this is […]
One of the most difficult struggles I have had over the years is choosing which aspect of my geekhood to focus on. Should I play more games? Read more books? […]
Sometimes you know something in your heart yet no one has ever put down the words for you to connect with. Sometimes someone does though, and it is a magical […]
Do Schools ruin our desire to read, be creative, and learn? There’s a strong case to be made. Check out Seth Godins work at: https://seths.blog/ Stealing dreams article: https://medium.com/@thisissethsblog/stop-stealing-dreams-4116c7dbff7b Stealing […]
Brad Abrahams Debut Novel is a fun ride that would have been better off as a tv show than a book, let’s explore why.
Coming to the end of a book can be a heart-rending moment. When you find yourself caring for the characters that an author has brought to life within the pages […]
I delve into Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and why I consider it to be one of most problematic books of the series. It is riddled with issues […]
The book everyone should be reading. Find out why!
Delving into the benefits of re-reading novels.
Another day, another review. Let’s geek out on another great book!
Has school destroyed any desire you have to read a book? Do you waste time slogging through books you don’t enjoy out of habit? Let’s figure out a way to […]
A little attempt to convince adults to give Harry Potter a shot, at least one time.
A little meandering review of storm front, the first novel in the dresden files series authored by Jim Butcher. Let’s explore folks!