The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button F. Scott Fitzgerald "Today, F. Scott Fitzgerald is known for his novels, but in his lifetime, his fame stemmed from his prolific achievement as one of America's most gifted story writers. "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," a witty and fantastical satire about aging, is one of his most … Continue reading The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

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W…W…W…Wednesday…Decemeber 14th

Time has been rapidly slipping away from me, hence the late blogging all this week. Hopefully, next week will be better! Aside from reading, I've been knitting a bit, and catching up on TV shows. Most of my American TV shows will be going on a break soon, so I'll then have some time to … Continue reading W…W…W…Wednesday…Decemeber 14th

Teaser Tuesday: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button By F. Scott Fitzgerald "As this was an inane and unanswerable argument Benjamin made no reply, and from that time on a chasm began to widen between them. He wondered what possible fascination she had ever exercised over him." -78%, Serial Reader The CUrious Case of Benjamin Button BYF. Scott Fitzgerald … Continue reading Teaser Tuesday: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Top Six Changed Feelings

To start off, sorry for the delay, I know Tuesday is almost over, but I've been super busy and I scratched my eye over the weekend, so my vision isn't perfect right now. I feel that it is natural for our feelings towards a particular subject matter to change and evolve over time as our … Continue reading Top Six Changed Feelings

Exploring My Books: Missing Jackets

AS I AM NOW CO-HOSTING EXPLORING MY BOOKS WITH ADDLEPATES AND BOOK NERDS, OUR TOPIC THIS WEEK IS A hardback missing its DUST JACKET. I apologize for the blurry picture. I took it last night, right before going to bed, so I wasn't too concerned with quality at the time.  I actually have quite a few books that … Continue reading Exploring My Books: Missing Jackets

The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald Goodreads Summary: In 1922, F. Scott Fitzgerald announced his decision to write "something new--something extraordinary and beautiful and simple and intricately patterned." That extraordinary, beautiful, intricately patterned, and above all, simple novel became The Great Gatsby, arguably Fitzgerald's finest work and certainly the book for which he is best known. A portrait … Continue reading The Great Gatsby