While the Holiday BookTubeAThon is not technically over yet where I am, I have officially completed it, giving me time for all sorts of time for New Year's shenanigans! And guess what!? I won a giveaway this time! This is the 3rd BookTubeAThon I've participated in and my first win! I'm very happy about this.… Continue reading Holiday BookTubeAThon Wrap-Up: in which I change the theme to Star Wars and win a giveaway!
It's that time of year! The Holiday BookTubeAThon 2016 is almost upon us! This year's runs Dec 29-31 and I am getting ready and pumped. I'm doing 2 back-to-back readathons, so this should be an interesting experience.... The other readathon, the Dumbledore's Army Readathon, is one I know a lot of you are doing so you… Continue reading Holiday BookTubeAThon TBR!
WHADDUP, BLOGOSPHERE!? NaBloPoMo was awesome, I took a breather for about a week, and now I am BACK with renewed energy and READY TO BLOG MY PANTS OFF. Thanks, NaBloPoMo! I am also ready to READ MY PANTS OFF. I have 4 MORE DAYS LEFT of the fall semester, which means I am free to read… Continue reading Winter readathons I’m doing (and you should too!)
As you know, I work at a public library. Today we finally held our Fantastic Beasts event. We'd been planning it for like 8 months and all I'm going to do now is literally just show off my pictures. I am absolutely exhausted from the day, but it's NaBloPoMo, so I most post, dammit! I'll give… Continue reading I got paid for this: a Fantastic Beasts Celebration
Last weekend I went to Printer's Row Lit Festival in Chicago, which prides itself in being the biggest outdoor lit fest in the Midwest. This was my 3rd year attending, and I decided to just shop around rather than go to any author events. R.L. Stine was the winner of the YA award this year,… Continue reading Printer’s Row Lit Fest 2016!
OMGOSH GUYS, 2 posts in less than 24 hours!? What is this magic!? Well, this magic is the announcement of a new readathon from The Harry Potter Alliance! As some of you may know, today, May 21st, is National Readathon Day! Woot! But what some of you may not know, is that on May 23rd, a new readathon… Continue reading Readathon Announcements!
Ladies and gentlemen, I give you BookCon 2016: This Saturday was the first BookCon I've ever attended, because it just so happened to be in my home city of Chicago this year! It was also my first ever ReedPop event (in case you don't know, ReedPop is the company that runs ComicCon and PAX). I've… Continue reading BookCon 2016
As many of you may know, this week is National Library Week! It's great to see all the posts on social media celebrating libraries, including this video from John Green about the list of most challenged books of 2015 that the ALA released yesterday (Looking for Alaska being #1): It's an excellent video. But I'm not… Continue reading National Library Week: my LIS admission essay (and some John Green)
BookTubeAThon: a read-a-thon hosted online by various BookTubers. BookTuber: one who makes videos on YouTube about books. December 27-29 this year was the holiday BookTubeAThon, in which you were challenged to read 3 books in 3 days: a smaller, less-pressure version of the regular BookTubeAThon, which takes place during the summer over the course of… Continue reading Holiday BookTubeAThon 2015: Wrap-up
So I went to a thing. That thing was NerdCon: Stories. I am not going to write a recap post of the convention, because I already did, and you can read it right here at MuggeNet.com. So instead, I'm going to steal follow what other bloggers have been blogging in response to the event, and… Continue reading Why Stories Matter: NerdCon 2015