It's the day after Thanksgiving and I'm all warm and fuzzy and satisfied, but I'm also at work. So I thought I'd kill some time and do a post that doesn't require any thinking because my brain is still in Turkeyland and it's quiet here at the library. Also, what better post on Black Friday… Continue reading All I want for Christmas is books (and a million dollars)
GUYS GUYS GUYS GUYS GUYS. It is now officially 1 WEEK until the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in theaters! Last night I got to watch a bunch of my friends from MuggleNet attend the world premiere in NYC, schmoozing with the likes of Eddie Redmayne, David Heyman, and THE QUEEN HERSELF,… Continue reading Fantastic Wizard Rock and Where to Find It
NaBloPoMo day 2! This is gonna be a short post because it's a heavy homework day and I have to write a paper. 'Lez go. Basically I want to share a cool thing with you that my library did this past month. We had a staff #Bookface contest that is now open to public voting.… Continue reading #Bookface
Today I'm going to tell you about a cool thing! I don't even remember how I learned about the cool thing. But I receive many different book-related newsletters in my email, so I'm gonna guess it was from one of them. The cool thing is the "Season of Stories" from Penguin Random House. Basically what… Continue reading “Season of Stories” from Penguin Random House
Hello world! Yes, yes I am considering starting a subscription to a book box. I have done my research as to the cost and contents of the major boxes and I've decided to outline them for you here, and also ask YOU which ones you prefer and why. I think I've already decided which one… Continue reading Book subscription boxes?
Hello readers! Today I'm going to tell you about a cool new publishing project going on right here on the grand 'ole internet: Julian Fellowes's Belgravia. If you did not already recognize the name, Julian Fellowes is the guy who wrote/created Downton Abbey. If you are like me and cried at the series finale because… Continue reading Julian Fellowes’s Belgravia
Hey everyone! It's International Fanworks Day! Fanwork (noun): a creative work produced by one or more fans, generally intended for other fans. A common defining phrase used in fandom is "by fans for fans," or something similar, though this definition might incorporate other fan activity as well. The Harry Potter Alliance reminded me today that it… Continue reading International Fanworks Day!
As a Nerdfighter and resident of the internet, I would be remiss if I were not to post a shout-out to the Project for Awesome today! For those of you who don't know, the P4A is a YouTube charity event hosted by the Vlogbrothers (John and Hank Green). The idea is to make videos for… Continue reading Project for Awesome 2015
It’s Friday again! That means another “Exploring My Bookshelves” post! If you missed the last one, here’s what it’s all about: For NaBloPoMo I’m going to be needing some help coming up with daily post ideas. So I’ll be participating in the “Exploring My Bookshelves” meme, a weekly prompt made every Friday by Addlepates and Book Nerds (check… Continue reading Exploring My Bookshelves: A book I barely remember
It's Friday again! That means another "Exploring My Bookshelves" post! If you missed the last one, here's what it's all about: For NaBloPoMo I'm going to be needing some help coming up with daily post ideas. So I'll be participating in the "Exploring My Bookshelves" meme, a weekly prompt made every Friday by Addlepates and Book Nerds (check… Continue reading Exploring My Bookshelves: A creature I want to be