Tag: characters

Manipulating the Reader: Louise Penny and Inspector Gamache

Sometimes you come across books that are really good but something about them drives you seriously crazy. I began my summer with such a book, and then went on to the next in the series, and the next, and now I’m six books into a great series that does, indeed, drive me crazy. I love…


Two Girls, One Octagon

I haven’t always been a fan of MMA; my interest has grown from my days of playing Street Fighter 2. That interest has continued to grow but never have I been as excited for a fight as I was last night for the Rousey/Holms match of UFC 193. It was the first time I shelled…


Tolerance for the Separation of Lovers

I just read a book series that got me thinking. I liked it, but I still skipped almost a whole half of one book. Why? I couldn’t tolerate the journey from break-up to back-together of the main characters. I mean, I knew it was inevitable, because there was a whole third book yet that I…