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Atmospheric Settings

“I became conscious…of a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light, and whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the moonlit sky.” – Dracula What is the atmosphere? The atmosphere of a book is the mood, the setting, and the emotions that the author invokes. The above example […]

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Lazy Day…

The other day, I was being quite productive. Then there’s today where I’m still in my pajamas! I think it’s good sometimes to have a day where you’re not worried, one that’s slow paced rather than fast. Anybody else having a lazy Sunday today? What are you up to?

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Saturday Wrap Ups

Saturday Morning Wrap-Up, 24/8

Overview This week has been a fun one! Since I launched this blog, I’ve really enjoyed getting into all of the book blogger circles of twitter, tumblr, and Instagram. I’ve gotten some warm welcomes, and I’m very excited to get to know everybody a lot better!  What am I reading? At the moment I have […]

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Quarter Updates

2/4 Update: Atlantis

This update is a lot less optimistic than the last one… The plot has definitely lost me in the drudgery of details at this point. Many of the negative reviews for the novel complain that there are parts that read as though they’re straight from a technical manual, and yes I’ve started to see that. […]

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Quarter Updates

1/4 Update: Atlantis

Note: I have decided that while I will update my tumblr blog with more frequent updates (beesandbooks1.tumblr.com) for this blog I will post updates once I have reached quarter marks through the book before posting a final review of its entirety after I have finished. So far, the plot is engaging, but that might have […]

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Bees and Books, the Beginning

Hello all! I have just recently begun my work as a book blogger. You can find me on Goodreads, twitter, tumblr, and Instagram. I look forward to getting to know as many people in the book blogging community as possible! Aside from books, my interests include writing, archaeology, history, plants, and drinking coffee and wine […]