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Narrating Exams: Insecurities and Flowers

In which I learn to manage stress/insecurity and stop to smell the flowers.

I am catching a 20-minute lull in my day to finally (!!) update again. 1,079 more words

Narrating MS1

Book Riot Quarterly Box #8

Time to take a peek at another box of bookish goodies…

Inside this quarter’s box I found:

  • Skippy Dies by Paul Murray – This novel opens with 14-year-old Skippy dying and then flashes back and forth to show life at Skippy’s Dublin boarding school.
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Legacies of a sort.

Spoiler Alert: The following excerpt is from Zadie Smith’s On Beauty. 

So how long was that? Eight minutes? Harry on the edge of his seat , pleading, and always pleading with the wrong words.

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Growing Into Me

Book Haul: End of Summer

Autumn is right around the corner, and I couldn’t be any more excited for my favorite time of year! I decided to celebrate the end of a long summer that included an internship and two literature courses with a trip to Barnes & Noble. 124 more words

Zadie Smith Is Zadie Smith

Hello, I am officially done with BOOK #50!! Halfway there and well over halfway through the year, but I’m okay with that and I have faith that I can still reach 100 books this year. 527 more words


$20 Anyone?

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.     —  Eleanor Roosevelt . On This Day In: 2014 And Yet I Still Study… 14 more words

From the R&RG Archive: "I Love All Beauteous Things"

Friends, this week has been a busy one. In addition to work and the other work of child-chasing, there’s been traveling and a tiny bit of writing and even reading. 329 more words

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