Tag Archives: Book

The Two Book Rule

My friend is much wiser than me. He, you see, brings at least two books with him every place he goes. I sometimes bring a book, or my kindle, but sometimes I forget and I’ll just leave the house with … Continue reading

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Where Has All The New Sci-Fi Gone?

With the upcoming release of the new Star Wars film, Episode VII – The Force Awakens, The Atlantic posted an article called When Science Fiction Stopped Caring About the Future. This article tackles the idea that Science Fiction as a … Continue reading

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Lena Dunham’s “Not That Kind of Girl”: When A Writer’s Words Are Used Against Them

By now, most people have heard of Kevin D. Williamson’s accusation of “Lena Dunham’s sexual abuse, specifically, of her younger sister, Grace, the sort of thing that gets children taken away from non-millionaire families without Andover pedigrees and Manhattanite social … Continue reading

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Why NaNoWriMo?

NaNoWriMo has gained a plethora of participants. Hundreds of thousands, in fact. A quick look around Twitter, typing in keywords like #NaNoWriMo2014 or #amwriting will pull up a ton of tweets from writers updating their followers with their word counts, … Continue reading

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Four Literary Desserts You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

My significant other is a cook, and over the past few years, I’ve had the luxury of watching his talent grow—and my waistline when he’s on a roll. As a writer, I find the intersection of our two careers to … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight: Sandy Hall

Sandy Hall is a teen librarian from New Jersey where she was born and raised. She has a BA in Communication and a Master of Library and Information Science from Rutgers University. When she isn’t writing, or teen librarian-ing, she … Continue reading

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Charlie and The Chocolate Factory: The Problem with Photo-Based Book Covers

Flicking through my Instagram feed on Wednesday, I stopped and stared for a long while at a photo of the new Penguin Modern Classics version of the cover of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and The Chocolate Factory. //instagram.com/p/rXKEZ5IOnj/embed/ At first glance, … Continue reading

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From Amora to Zatanna: July

Alight comic fans, let’s get right to it this month. Where DC’s “New 52” is just failing in the reboot comic department, “Marvel Now” is kicking ass and taking names. Here are just a few ways Marvel Now is progressing … Continue reading

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Literary Paraphernalia: 10 Bookish Shoes For Your Wardrobe

If there’s one thing a girl can’t have too much of, it’s shoes. Or is it diamonds. Hm. Regardless, these literary kicks are an adorable way to show off your love of writing and books. And a few of them … Continue reading

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20 (More) Book-Based Movies on Netflix

A few weeks ago, we wrote a list of 20 book-based movies currently on Netflix to check out this summer—or at least before they disappear from the online streaming site. While the list started out with a selection of films … Continue reading

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