Word Nerd Wednesday

Word Nerd Wednesday: Syzygy

Who knew a word could have so many ys? Let alone a z! Here at Lit & Love, we’re stockpiling words in an effort to celebrate and expand our vocabulary. Every Wednesday we post a word we love: words we discover in our readings, words we stumble across in our conversations, or sometimes words that we just like the sound… Continue reading Word Nerd Wednesday: Syzygy

Book Reviews

Of Monsters and Men: Review of This Savage Song

“It doesn’t matter if you’re monster or human. Living hurts.” Title: This Savage Song  (Monsters of Verity #1) Author: Victoria (V.E.) Schwab Publication Date: July 5, 2016 Genre: Fantasy/Dystopian Rating: 5 out of 5 hearts Read if You Liked: The Hunger Games, Divergent, The Grisha Trilogy, really any dystopian but with a hint of fantasy Anyone… Continue reading Of Monsters and Men: Review of This Savage Song

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Good Vs. Evil: Reading Habits

My reading habits have been described as obsessive, enviable, irritating, and impressive. Most of the people in my life would tell you that I read more than anyone they know. I’ve always considered this a point of pride! But sometimes you have to examine a relationship to see if it’s healthy. Let’s check in on my… Continue reading Good Vs. Evil: Reading Habits

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Summer Break & Thanks

Howdy, Lit & Love friends! Just wanted to write a quick note letting you all know that we are going to be take a small break from the blog this week. Sarah is moving to her new apartment, and I need to spend some time on my school work (say it isn’t so!). So, we… Continue reading Summer Break & Thanks

Freewrite Friday · Original Writing

Freewrite Friday: Hunger and Thirst

What do we all hunger for? What do we all thirst for? Is it justice? Peace? Redemption? Truth? Or do we simply need a cup of coffee or a sandwich to satisfy us? This week we’ve talked about some great pairings between books and tea as well as how to snack by genre. So, for our Freewrite… Continue reading Freewrite Friday: Hunger and Thirst

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Feast Your Eyes- Favorite Food & Drink with Literature

There are not a lot of things I enjoy more than a plate heaped high with a nice cheese assortment to nibble on while I’m reading. Cheese plates have become my staple  while reading or writing- a fact supported by the plate of beef jerky, goat cheese, and crackers I’m eating while writing this! Amy‘s… Continue reading Feast Your Eyes- Favorite Food & Drink with Literature

Word Nerd Wednesday

Word Nerd: Solicitude

In the crazy events of the past couple weeks, I think we could all use a little more solicitude. Here at Lit & Love, we’re stockpiling words in an effort to celebrate and expand our vocabulary. Every Wednesday we post a word we love: words we discover in our readings, words we stumble across in our conversations, or sometimes words… Continue reading Word Nerd: Solicitude