What I Read Last Week

How FANGIRL restored my faith in humanity | Book Riot Library as infrastructure | Places Preventing librarian burnout | Letters to a Young Librarian Inside the world’s biggest Magic:The Gathering tournament | Rolling Stone Molecular mechanisms within fetal lungs initiate labor | ScienceDaily Mindfulness doesn’t have to be all about us | Christianity Today CanContinue reading “What I Read Last Week”

Birthday Week

listening :: a lot of Metallica and the defunt Jacksons Kid Summer; watching :: Through the Never this weekend and all of the season premiers from this week; reading :: Hawkeye: Little Hits, Peanut, and Fangirl; wanting :: dumplings and fall activities; working :: midterm assignments, getting back into a run schedule, and daytrip planning; writing :: cover letters and outlines;Continue reading “Birthday Week”

Media Misfits

Media Department Coat Rack listening :: The World Is…; watching :: Out for job postings and Rainbow Rowell’s “big” announcement; reading :: Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls!, A Game of Thrones, and Homeward Bound: Why Women Are Embracing the New Domesticity, as well as the rough draft to the YA Librarian’s novel; wanting :: To roll around in the sunnyContinue reading “Media Misfits”


At NJLA13, my number prevailed again listening :: Doin’ It Right and the My Brother, My Brother, and Me podcast; watching :: Pride and Prejudice with Colin Firth reading :: Attachments by Rainbow Rowell and The Game of Thrones; wanting :: more green tea and the rain to subside for this weekend’s strawberry festival; working :: finding a new RSS feed reader (HELP),Continue reading “Summertime”

Eleanor & Park

This book took the young adult/library reader’s advisory world by storm this past winter. All the librarians and bloggers out there were reading. Being at the point of midterms when it was most popular, I thought I could write off Rainbow Rowell’s Eleanor & Park until the summer. But John Green’s review in The NewContinue reading “Eleanor & Park”