Book Ending Types

Question of the day: “What is your favorite type of book ending?” Well, let’s take a look at the four main ones. There are sad endings, where things don’t work out for the characters. Evil wins, things are still bleak, the conflict might be resolved but the reader is left thinking, “What?! That’s IT?” They […]

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Books vs. Their Movies

Just for fun, here are my hot takes on different books versus the movies based on them. I was surprised at how many movies I actually preferred (how every slightly) to their source materials (sorry, Jane Austen!) Anyway, here we go! # Holes the book vs. Holes the movie: The book is a fun read with […]

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Hobby Help!

I’ve been thinking lately that I need a hobby. For the longest time, I was calling writing my anything but what it is (my job), but I’ve come to the realization that it’s not exactly a pastime. Therefore…I am hobby-less *insert sad face here* All work and no play would make Beth a dull writer. […]

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Things I Like About Autumn

In all the seasons, there is something to be enjoyed. Summer means no school (yay–for the kids at least.) There are picnics and beach trips and swimming. Spring is the time of renewal, of rain and beautiful growth and pastels. Winter brings Christmas and the New Year, plus sledding and ice-skating and hunkering down until […]

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9 Reasons for Libraries

Some people believe that the public library is obsolete, or at least headed in that direction. They see it as a waste of tax dollars, because, frankly, they don’t need it, so no one must. Can’t people just buy an e-book or paperback from Amazon? Random but obligatory Mr. Crabby shot, just ’cause Here is […]

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