5 Modern Novels To Read In Place Of Classics

Classic novels are considered classics for a reason, but sometimes we tend to focus a little too much on the past when searching for great literature. Particularly in school environments, there tends to be so much emphasis on getting to know great authors from centuries past that we overlook some wonderful works being produced by… 5 Modern Novels To Read In Place Of Classics was originally published on Rhyme et Reason Continue reading 5 Modern Novels To Read In Place Of Classics

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

The best books are the kind where you can feel the author’s passion oozing out of every page. This is that kind of book. It a mysterious and captivating revival of the Gothic style, a thrilling journey, and a love letter to the novel as writing form (not to mention the city of Barcelona). The… The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón was originally published on Rhyme et Reason Continue reading The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Fantastical Illustrations by Paula Mela

Paula Mela, an illustrator from Finland, creates amazing artwork that caught my eye. The patience and care that goes into these illustrations is truly inspiring. She was nice enough to answer some questions for Rhyme et Reason, below. What is your day job and how does that influence your illustrations? I’m actually currently a full-time… Fantastical Illustrations by Paula Mela was originally published on Rhyme et Reason Continue reading Fantastical Illustrations by Paula Mela