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How to overcome reading resistance

I never afford myself enough time to read. Yet it’s integral to good writing.  Guilty confession? Netflix is my nightly addiction.

However, when you truly give into an addiction for a good 25 years, it finally gets boring. 843 palabras más


Latin American Literature and the High Schooler

In a recent blog post, I made an argument for including “The Analects of Confucius” in the 21st century high school literature syllabus.  Well, either I love to attract debate, or I must truly be a lover of “all things literature,” for here I am in today’s blog getting ready to express with all sincerity, why it is that despite their undeniably complex nature, I firmly believe that works of the likes of Jorges Luis Borges, Gabriel Garcia-Marquez, and other greater writers/thinkers of Latin America can make for exciting, meaningful literature classes even with high schoolers. 820 palabras más

Rapid Fire Book Tag

Got some tea and a snack or two? Buckle up, because this Rapid Fire Book Tag is a long one! Thanks so much to Heather @ Book and Words… 969 palabras más


O Gloria Inmarcesible

Feliz dia de Independencia a mi querida patria Colombia! Three of my favorite compatriots: Fernando Botero, John Leguizamo, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez. 🇨🇴🇨🇴🇨🇴 #fernandobotero #johnleguizamo #gabrielgarciamarquez #drawing #instaartist #pencildrawing #colombia #art


Engleza de joi/ Recount

Recount = tell someone about something; give an account of an event or experience.

“Life is not what one lived, but what one remembers and how one remembers it in order to recount it.” 25 palabras más

Blog De Companie

100 Years of Solitude ~ Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude is considered a masterpiece of literature. In summary it follows the generations of one family from its founding parents – Jose Arcadio and Ursula Buendia – as they also build the city of Macondo to its final disappearance after 100 years of solitude. 612 palabras más

100 Book Challenge

[Book Review] One Hundread Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez


From my observation on Goodreads or other book page, this book has one of the most polarizing readers: the one who really hates this book, the other who really… 778 palabras más

Book Review