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2015 Emmys Review (Movie/Limited Series Categories)

Ever since I was little, I’ve always been a fan of entertainment awards. I remember cheering loudly every time Rugrats won the Nickelodeon Choice Award for Favorite Cartoon (the show pretty much won every year during its prime.) Yes, awarding mostly wealthy celebrities is silly. 1,390 more words


Some Months Are Less Exciting: June 2015 Round Up + Library Book Sale Haul

It is July and July is so summer that I am not even going to apologize that this post is late. I’m just going to be chill about it. 530 more words

Margaret Atwood

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout - Book + Miniseries review

I recently read Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout, mainly because I was intrigued by the HBO miniseries that recently aired. I generally don’t allow myself to watch adaptations of books without reading the books first. 772 more words

Book Review

Guest blogger Susan Jane Gilman: “What am I reading? Don’t ask. I can't tell you.”


To celebrate the publication today of the paperback edition of Susan Jane Gilman’s debut novel, The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street, I am reprising her guest post from June 17, 2014. 992 more words

Authors As Guest Bloggers

Olive Kitteridge, Part 4 (Security)

Olive Kitteridge (Frances McDormand) is leaving for New York to visit her son Christopher, but before that she shaves Henry (Richard Jenkins) with an electric razor and puts some Old Spice Classic after-shave lotion on his face.

Shaving Products In Tv Shows

2009 Pulitzer Prize Winner: Simplicity @ its Best!

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

As a writer, the most sought-after praise I would want is for my work to be called ‘clever’ – and… 75 more words

Fictional Characters

"And Happy to Have it"

If anyone could make you believe in the merits of mental illness it’s Olive Kitteridge, a fictional character first brought to life by Elizabeth Stout in the novel  543 more words