13 Book Chicks Who Would Be Your Literary BFFs

13 Book Chicks Who Would Be Your Literary BFFs

There are a lot of terrible people in books. In fact, there are more wicked people in books than there are in the world and probably the history of all time. When you think of horrible women in books- I can think of many. Amy from Gone Girl is downright crazy. Every single female in Game of Thrones is messed up. The Color Purple has some terrifying chicks. No fairy tale princess has ever had a good experience with other women. Even the females in literature who aren’t necessarily evil or … [Read more...]

Review: The Lost Souls and Their Bodies (political satire)

Review: The Lost Souls and Their Bodies (political satire)

I received a copy of The Lost Souls and Their Bodies free in exchange for an honest review.  In my quest to read more diverse books, I was offered the chance to review the book The Lost Souls and Their Bodies by Esther Kish, who is originally from eastern Europe (she now lives in the DC area). This book is sort of a cross between a novel and a critical essay about life and its meaning. Book Description (from Amazon) The Lost Souls and Their Bodies satirically explores the socio-political … [Read more...]

The 50 Best Quotes from Oscar Wilde (Quote Me Thursday)

The 50 Best Quotes from Oscar Wilde (Quote Me Thursday)

Oscar Wilde is one of my favorite authors of all time. Aside from the whole gay thing, he reminds me a lot of my husband. He was an amazing writer, and always had some amazingly witty quote for any occasion. Quotes by Oscar Wilde are still some of the funniest short statements on society and people in general that I have ever read. Oscar was innovative and quite controversial in his day. He was definitely born in the wrong time as it seemed like he hated all of the silly social rules that … [Read more...]

Review: Nostalgic Novels You Will Love

Review: Nostalgic Novels You Will Love

Last Summer, I spent a good portion of the time reading everything Rainbow Rowell has ever published ; which I have determined are nostalgic novels you will love. Or if you don't, you might be a hard-hearted cynic and love-hater. :-) I even waxed a bit poetic about it over on Twitter. Here is how that conversation went: @dailymayo Oohh... sounds like a great week! And I'm sure there are no regrets about over indulging in @rainbowrowell :) I love her books. — Kate (@FicThoughts) July 24, … [Read more...]

The Best of Daily Mayo from 2014

The Best of Daily Mayo from 2014

Hello Lovely Readers! Can you believe it is 2015 already? I’m afraid I am now old enough to be one of those people who routinely sit around and tisk at how fast time flies by. According to Google, these were the best Daily Mayo posts from 2014! If you missed any of these, check them out now by clicking on the photos below! 11 Super Romantic Passages from Literature This was by far the most popular post of the year. It consistently receives the most views of any of my posts, and I think … [Read more...]

15 Non-Sappy Romantic Passages from Books

15 Non-Sappy Romantic Passages from Books

Today is my anniversary. Not my wedding anniversary, which is on January 1st (not recommended as a wedding date, BTW), but the anniversary date for when my husband and I started dating. So, with this date as our anniversary and Valentine’s Day coming up, I thought I’d share more romantic passages from literature for you guys. If you need any more loving quotes, last year I also compiled a list of 11 super-romantic passages from literature. And Quote Me Thursday is back! Scroll down to link … [Read more...]

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