Tournament of Books Shortlist | 2019

Good news, everyone! The TOB shortlist was finally released this morning, and I have been in a good mood all day because of it! See the list here for all 18 titles that made the list and will be facing off against each other this upcoming March. And don’t forgot to vote in the Zombie […]

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Bullet Journal Layouts, Pt. 1

As 2018 comes to a close, so does my first bullet journal. It lasted 1.5 years and served me well. So many horrible layouts were drawn, but they were all for good practice. Next year’s bujo is going to be great. Err—it will be, once I finally select a theme… I’m super indecisive. There’s so many cool […]

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Bookish Pet Peeves

Happy Saturday, and happy December, everybody! Only a month left until 2019. I can’t wait to post my end-of-year stuff, per usual. Does anybody else feel like the last 3 months of the year go by super fast? As I was sitting around this evening reading The Night Circus, I was reminded of how extremely annoyed […]

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November 2018 OwlCrate

Happy Friday eve, lovelies! We’ve made it to Thursday. This has been a superbusycrazy week for me, as I started a new job on Monday. And the week before that was just as busy, what with Thanksgiving and my 3-year anniversary with my amazing girlfriend. For our anniversary, she bought me 1 month of OwlCrate, […]

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An Absolutely Remarkable Thing | book review

While walking home from work at 3AM, April May encounters a giant, robot-like sculpture in the middle of a sidewalk in New York. Thinking it’s cool and quirky, April calls her best friend Andy, and together they made a YouTube video, naming the sculpture ‘Carl.’ By morning, Carls have been discovered all over the world. Being the first to find …

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The Great Gatsby | book review

In his late twenties, Nick Carroway moves to West Egg in New York and winds up neighbors with Jay Gatsby. When Gatsby discovers Nick is the cousin of Daisy Buchanan, Nick’s boring summer quickly turns into a wild, dramatic ordeal of which Nick becomes stuck in the middle. Though the narrator, Nick isn’t …

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Tournament of Books Long List | 2019

It’s a good day to be a reader: The Morning News has just released next year’s Tournament of Books lineup with their long list of favorites in fiction from 2018. Over the next few weeks, they’ll narrow it down to a shorter list, and thus will begin the Tournament. Looking through the long list, I myself have not read a single book. How disappointing! I’ve …

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