Reinvention and Second Chances, by Oviya Raj
‘Sometimes you need a second chance, because you weren’t quite ready for the first.’ We all have such moments where we soulfully wish for a second chance, because we weren’t quite alert when the first one knocked at our door. They are awful times when a person truly regrets his/her mistakes for neglecting the first […]
Five Great Hero and Villain Pairings, by Crystal
Great stories need great characters and a great hero needs a great villain. The villain provides conflict. He provides impetus. Otherwise, a hero may just spend their life happily, with no need to travel, to learn. No need to hone their skills in order to fight the forces of evil. A good villain is the […]
Literature About Or Inspired By Guy Fawkes And The Gunpowder Plot, by Clare Dugmore
Remember, remember the Fifth of November, The Gunpowder Treason and Plot, I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder Treason Should ever be forgot. Guy Fawkes, Guy Fawkes, t’was his intent To blow up the King and Parli’ment.   For many in England, November 5th is a time for fun and frivolity, where we get […]
Best of British Books, by Clare Dugmore
As the CQ team’s resident Brit, I’m very proud of the literature that’s come from the British Isles, so I decided to bring you my list of “The Best of British Books.” Some, I have read numerous times over, some only once, and some are on my TBR list. The Harry Potter Series, by J.K. […]