25 Jul
Friday Faves [1]

Friday Faves [1]

Posted in Features, Friday Faves / 2 comments

Friday Faves is a little feature where I share some of m favorite posts from around the interwebs. The links include bookish news, bookish articles, bookish fun, great blog posts, and excellent reviews. I hope I’m able to refer you to some awesome posts.
Bookish News
Amazon Unlimited has the uninformed of the world asking why we … Read More »

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24 Jul
Why I’m Done With Blog Tours

Why I’m Done With Blog Tours

Posted in Discussions / 7 comments

I’ve been reluctant about blog tours all along. I’ll go ahead and admit that. I’ve thought about giving them up before, but then I’ll come across a tour sign-up post for a book that sounds good. I’ll think, “Oh, I can do a blog tour for this; it sounds so good.” There’s always some reason … Read More »

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22 Jul
Book Review: Beyond Magenta by Susan Kuklin

Book Review: Beyond Magenta by Susan Kuklin

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Review
Beyond Magenta explores the lives of six transgender or gender neutral young adults. Susan Kuklin offers narratives, in each individuals own words, that describe their journey through recognizing, acknowledging, and understanding their own gender identities. Kuklin includes, family photos and photo essays that complement the personalities and interests of each individual.
What I think is most … Read More »

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19 Jul
Sights & Sounds [3]

Sights & Sounds [3]

Posted in Features, Sights & Sounds / 3 comments

This is a feature where I share some my current favorite things or obsessions including movies, TV, and music. Pretty much things that aren’t books.
TV Shows

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
I seriously love this show. I tried to watch it years ago, and I couldn’t get into it. I like to watch things while I’m doing … Read More »

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17 Jul
Mini Bloggiesta

Mini Bloggiesta

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In short, Bloggiesta is a blogging marathon revolving around ticking off those items on your to-do list and improving your blog while in the good company of other awesome bloggers doing the same thing. Our awesome mascot Pedro (Plan. Edit. Develop. Review. Organize) is ready to break out the nachos, enchiladas, drinks, mariachi music and … Read More »

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15 Jul
Top Ten Book to Movie Adaptations

Top Ten Book to Movie Adaptations

Posted in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 15 comments

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because they are particularly fond of lists at The Broke and the Bookish.
This week’s topic is “favorite movies and TV shows.” I didn’t really want to do that since I’m not sure I could pick out … Read More »

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11 Jul
Audio Review: Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle

Audio Review: Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle

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Review
Better Nate Than Ever is told from the first-person perspective of Nate Foster, a small town kid with big city dreams. At the tender age of thirteen, Nate is ready to get out of Jankburg, Pennsylvania and head to the Big Apple. That’s just what he does when his best friend (and manager), Libby, tells … Read More »

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08 Jul

The Importance of E-Portfolios

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I’ve always like the idea of e-portfolios. I love all things digital, and having a digital copy online that’s instantly updated for anyone with link just makes sense. Still, I didn’t have my own e-portfolio until a few weeks ago. After the ASLA conference, I came home with a few ideas. The first of those … Read More »

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06 Jul
A peek at my vacation

A peek at my vacation

Posted in Personal / 4 comments

I just got back from Key West, FL. It was a much-needed vacation after last semester, graduating, and job searching. It’s been crazy in my head since January. This trip was exactly what I needed to clear out all that mess, and get back to my normal, less-stressed self. It worked like a charm. I … Read More »

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