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Book Review: Ready Player One

What’s it about: When eccentric and introverted billionaire James Halliday dies, he leaves an “Easter egg” hidden in his online game OASIS that grants the finder his fortune.   743 more words


Currently Reading: The Opposite of Loneliness

I first heard about Marina Keegan, her essay “The Opposite of Loneliness,” and her book last spring as I was preparing to graduate from college. Her essay, and the excerpts I’d read in reviews seemed to capture so well how I was feeling at the time- excited to be graduating, but terrified of what was going to come next. 356 more words


If You Really Pay Attention by Paula Underwood

Through happenstance, I read this story for the first time 4 years ago. Since then, I’ve constantly gone back to it to refresh my memory. I read it often. 425 more words


All Summer In a Day (or, Jumping On a Bandwagon) (or, Blame Jason for This One)

Jason and I went to college with Amanda Hard (waves at Amanda), and she blogged about a Ray Bradbury story (“The Next In Line”) as part of her ongoing series of reviews of scary short stories for National Short Story Month, 417 more words

Reading Is Fundamental

Yet another poem about a dying child - Janet Frame

Poets and parents say he cannot die
so young, so tied to trees and stars.
Their word across his mouth obscures
and cures his murmuring good-bye. 137 more words


Super cool things to read (feminist edition)

I wanted to call this “Things I read that I loved”, and then I realised that I stole that phrase directly from Autostraddle.

Damage, by Mariya Karimjee… 171 more words

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