This week on our version of Nameberry with a novel twist we are going to discuss our favourite names that are inspired by all things literary. I am obsessed (well obsessed might be a little strong) with names that have any connection with the written word and those who have altered all our lives using … Continue reading A Name Inspired
Sometimes while creating these blog posts I find myself in need of things to give a literary name. So I am either going to have to get on this baby making business or become a cat lady (the second one is much more likely). Today dear readers, we find ourselves in the lovely hands of … Continue reading To Name or Not to Name…
Do you ever wish you could reread a series and experience the thrill you did the first time you read it? I feel like I blasted through The Hunger Games Trilogy so fast I couldn’t fully digest all the amazingness they had to offer. I feel like this series calls to me for a reread. … Continue reading May the naming odds be ever in your favor
This time of year always fills me with such glee as the season changes and a crispness fills the air... unless you are living in Ontario at the moment. Although the day started off at more of a fall-ish temperature it reached mid-twenties! I am definitely one for warm weather but having been raised in … Continue reading A Name Inspired… by Dickens
... for John Green. There is something about his Nerdfighter awesomeness that not only heightened my love for this genre but made me want to be an author of it. His characters and places have a wealth of love and loss which connect the reader with the work long after they are finished. I have … Continue reading My YA Heart Beats Wildly…
"When I up, down, touch the ground it puts me in the mood. Up, down, touch the ground in the mood for food" (or books more like). "I am stout, round and I have found speaking poundage-wise I improve my appetite when I exercise" (or read for hours on end). Anyone else remember this cute … Continue reading The Hundred Acre Wood Nom de plumes
C.S. Lewis brought us the famed Narnia and the magical delights it created in all who’ve read its pages. I think this series is one I remember seeing in its entirety in my youth, due to my eldest sister having owned it. It is one thing about her room I can recall vividly and how … Continue reading It all started with a wardrobe…
Welcome to A Name Inspired detective edition, (now that's a tongue twister!) which features one of my favourite literary characters. Not only have I followed him throughout his literary realm, I am often called to watch whatever might feature him on-screen. Has this happened to any of you literary lovelies, where your love for a … Continue reading Oh Sir Arthur Conan Doyle!
Unknowingly, (actually due to folder arrangement), I realized I am going in alphabetical author order of those I have pre-chosen for our A Name Inspired posts. Another confession between us and the pages of our mutually read books, just like Bronte, I have only read one series that belongs to Cassandra Clare. That series being … Continue reading A Name Inspiration for the YA fans!
This week's A Name Inspired finds us at all names Agatha Christie! Oh Agatha! Your prose, from print to screen, make me fall in love with your work, again and again. When I lived at home and found myself in between books, I would knock on my mother’s door for a recommendation. My mother … Continue reading A Name Inspired Who Dunnit?