Tag Archive | lists

It’s all in the names

Graceling – Kristin Cashore, Harcourt, 2008, 480 pages Finished August 2012 Here we have yet another adventurous, slightly fantastical piece of young adult fiction with a strong female character, some romance, and lots of evil plotting that must be overcome. In a kingdom where some people are “graced” with special gifts or powers, Katsa bears […]

The List

In grade twelve our Lit teacher asked us to imagine that all the books in the world were going to be wiped out. All written literature, philosophy, accounts of science and medicine and psychology and sociology and anthropology, records of languages, religions, cultures, thoughts, lives. Nothing would be left – except for ten. Ten books. […]