It’s been a while since my last book review here on TumbleweedWrites, and I’ve always considered the sharing my reading adventures to be the backbone of the blog. Life has … Continue reading The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty
I’ve discussed my relationship with reading many times on this blog. It’s the skill I’m most eager to improve day-in, day-out. It’s something that’s absolutely fundamental to the way I … Continue reading Five Guys Read Hemingway: My Reading Experiment
I’ve always been bad at multi-tasking. It’s a skill I want to improve, but I feel like I’m wired in some way to be consumed by a singular focus. I … Continue reading Homeland by R.A Salvatore
2017 has been a great year for my reading. It wouldn’t be hyperbolic to say that this was the year I rediscovered reading- certainly in terms of reading for pleasure. … Continue reading The Top 5 Books I Have Read This Year!
Today I’d like to highlight three novels I read that challenged the accepted definitions of what exactly a novel is. During my life I’ve gone through several reading phases. I … Continue reading 3 Experimental Novels That Inspired Me!
Today I’m doing a little short story roundup. I’ve recently submitted a few short stories to magazines and competitions, and I thought it might be interesting to share with you … Continue reading 3 Short Stories I Can’t Get Out Of My Head
My 2017 reading schedule has seen me go back and forth not only between genres of fiction, but between old books and new. I’ve made a sizable dent in the … Continue reading Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler
A week later and my bookcase is starting to take its new shape. The back rows are filled with old, second-hand tomes on the “Social Contract” and “Marxism After Marx”. … Continue reading 10 Books That Defined My Teenage Years
What I straight-facedly refer to as the organized mess of my room has reached its zenith. There are so many stacks of books on the floor I can no longer … Continue reading The Giver & Nostalgic Reading
At the moment I’m in the middle of reorganizing my bookshelves. I’ve got too many books and too little space, as evidenced by the tall stacks that have formed across … Continue reading The Books Of My Childhood
I picked up Lesley Poling-Kempes’ novel Bone Horses whilst my roommates and I were on one of our signature runs for second hand books and Vietnamese smoothies in South Houston. … Continue reading Bone Horses by Lesley Poling-Kempes
I’ve never been the most disciplined reader. In terms of my reading speed, I actually think I’m far below the average for my age. I remember when I was 14 … Continue reading 8 Tips to Make You a Better Reader!