All posts for the month November, 2011

Captivation and Captivity

Contrary to how it may sound, this posting is not about a Jane Austen book. (Sorry.  😀  Doesn’t it sound like that, though?  Wow, if that was a Jane Austen book, I’d want to read it – it sounds epic.  Okay, moving on in all seriousness…) Lately I’ve been thinking about the way stories take […]

Simmer Starters 11/28

Things from today’s newsfeed that captured my interest… The Art of Play – I much enjoyed this inspiring post at The Rabbit Room about creativity, children, and the importance of enjoying one’s creative work. “I will defend and defend the belief that the deepest reality of human life that we must impress upon children is not that […]

Review of “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to […]

Hello There!

With my husband’s encouragement, eagerness to meet other like-minded writers, and the desire to share my thoughts on a couple of books I’m presently reading (and – okay, I admit it! – a tiny thirst for feedback)…I hereby begin this humble blog. Who are you? Hello! My name is Bethany Jennings. I am a homemaker […]