Other bookish fun

This day in lit history

Hey! It's my birthday! This is going to be a short post since it's been a busy day. I thought it would be appropriate to talk about "this day in lit history." The blog Interesting Literature does this every day, and it is, as the blog title suggests, quite interesting! Here are a few of… Continue reading This day in lit history

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Apps for readers and how I use them

There are a ton of apps out there for reading and other book-related fun. Sometimes it can be overwhelming when trying to figure out which ones to use for which purposes, especially if you want to start cataloging. Some people use certain apps differently than others, and it took me some time to in order to finally create a… Continue reading Apps for readers and how I use them

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Exploring My Bookshelves: a terrifying book

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 terrifying book

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Coming to Chicago: American Writers Museum

Today's post is a quick one just to share the good news! Chicago will be opening The American Writers Museum in 2017. Here is the website if you want to check it out: http://americanwritersmuseum.org/ I'm quite excited about this because I am from the Chicagoland area (though by 2017 I could be anywhere), so it… Continue reading Coming to Chicago: American Writers Museum

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Exploring My Bookshelves: favorite shelf

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 it out for instructions on how to participate!). This week's topic is "your favorite bookshelf." Here is a photo of mine: This… Continue reading Exploring My Bookshelves: favorite shelf

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Home library tour

Ladies and gentlemen, my home (apartment) library! This is one of my favorite things about living here, so I figured I would document it (because I don't know how much longer I will be living here). I've got about 550 books here on the shelves pictured; others are still being stored at my parents' house. Click… Continue reading Home library tour

Film adaptations, Lists, Other bookish fun

Beasts I want to see in “Fantastic Beasts”

As you know, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is being made into a movie trilogy written by J.K. herself. The first images of the film were released today, so I thought I'd do a post about it. (Also, the movie comes out on my birthday! Which is not the first time that's happened… Continue reading Beasts I want to see in “Fantastic Beasts”

Other bookish fun, Rants & Reflections

NaBloPoMo day 1: my first book

I've decided to do a thing! Many people know about NaNoWriMo, but not everyone knows about NaBloPoMo. (Click here if you think I'm speaking gibberish). As you might imagine from the name, NaBloPoMo is a NaNoWriMo for bloggers. And that I am. I attempted to participate in NaNoWriMo during one of my college years, and I… Continue reading NaBloPoMo day 1: my first book