A New Favorite Series

This series is everything I wanted (and more) from Miss Peregrine’s…of which I was not a fan. The first book, Every Heart a Doorway—and how can you not love a book with that title—wasn’t my favorite, but was special because of what it was: a love letter to days spent wandering through attics and cellars, woods and riverbeds, and all the other mysterious places I spent my childhood in search of that One Magic Thing.

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On Reading Challenges

This year I’m attempting Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge and Goodreads’ Summer Reading Challenge. Last week I reached 100 books on my year-long Goodreads’ reading challenge, which was my original goal for 2018 (I’ve since upped it to 150, but that will probably change).

When talking about reading challenges, especially those that count the number of books read, the question always seems to come up: why the focus on quantity over quality?

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New Package, Same Stuff

things are what you make of themThings Are What You Make of Them
Adam J. Kurtz

This book is full of tidbits of creative advice, but those tidbits don’t really add up to anything new.

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Every Witch Needs a Warrior Girlfriend

Jessi Zabarsky

I spent years at conventions admiring the single issues of this comic and waiting for the day when they would be collected. Finally, my friends, that day has come.

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Andrea Tsurumi

I really identified with the poor bunny crying those words at the beginning of this story.

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In Which I Organize My Cookbooks

This week in books: I discover the greatest cookbook resource, and any desire I had to read Fire and Fury is overpowered by the immense headache it has caused us at the store.

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Reading Resolutions 2018

2017 was a rough year for all of us, so here’s to a better year of reading.

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