In English: Middlemarch between Bristol and Bath

“It’s painful to be told something is so good and not think it’s good – it’s like being blind, even though people are talking in the air.”—George Eliot, Middlemarch 1.With only a week left in England after studying there for nine months, I knew I needed to read something important to keep me going through … Read more

Most Are, And Most Are Not

It’s only a matter of time before artists flood the market with “Gatsby” spinoffs of every kind. After F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel, “The Great Gatsby” was released to the public last January, writers, satirists, playwrights and with musicians clawing at each other’s throats to perform the greatest “Gatsby.” The ensuing melee left fans with … Read more

Q&A: CJ Carey, author of ‘Widowland’

With imagination, suspense, and originality, CJ Carey has created an eerie story of “what if” that explores the development of certain systems of female power that the Nazis loved in of England occupied by Germany. We chatted with CJ Carey about his latest release Widowlandincluding writing, book recommendations, and more! Hello, CJ! Can you tell … Read more

10 Worst Birthday Movies

Ideally, a birthday marks a new year in a person’s life and is considered auspicious. However, many films ironically set them apart. Rather than introducing happiness and loved ones joining the celebration, some movies end birthdays well and introduce inappropriate themes and events such as death, labor evil, and hurt. RELATED: 10 Amazing Movies That … Read more

Organizing books to believers?

© Torlief Knaphus’s image of the angel Moroni standing on the Hill Cumorah.(LDS Media Library) I had a very long day, and it was late, and I was tired. (For that matter, I’m not over jet lag.) So I thought I’d recap something from five years ago that you may have missed: There was a … Read more