Top Ten Books That Broke My Heart a Little

Thanks to my friend’s blog Maudlin Tales, I found the great blog of the The Broke and the Bookish. On Tuesdays they publish a top 10 of books and they have quite some interesting and fun topics. Every once in a while I am going to post a top 10 inspired from their blog. 

Top Ten Books That Broke Your Heart a Little

1. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer. Okay, this one didn’t break my heart a little, but a lot. Amazing! Looking forward to seeing the movie soon!

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Kristy to Crystal

What can be a more appropriate topic to kick off my Kristylized Thoughts blog than David Crystal?

Somewhat over a week ago, I went to a lecture about internet linguistics of David Crystal, a legendary figure in the world of linguistics. Name any issue in linguistics and he’s written about it. You can imagine, me being a linguistics and literature nerd, how stoked I was to meet this man:

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