It’s Monday! What are you reading?

It’s Monday! What are you reading?

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journey. It’s a fun way to keep track of current reads and to find out what other people have been reading. There is a linky thing at the end of the post, so go forth, visit new reading blogs, and add to your to-read list!

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Hullo, earthlings! On our last It’s Monday! What are you reading?post, I talked about revisiting…

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Of YA Fiction, Literary Complexity, and “Great Adult Literature”

Of YA Fiction, Literary Complexity, and “Great Adult Literature”

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I came across an infuriatingly condescending Slate article by Ruth Graham entitled “Against YA,” wherein she argues that adults should feel guilty about reading books “written for children.”

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Book Loot Or, Accumulating More Books to Be Added to My TBR Pile of Gangantuan Proportions

Book Loot Or, Accumulating More Books to Be Added to My TBR Pile of Gangantuan Proportions

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This summer was all about spending time with family, getting sun-kissed, waking up in the wee hours of the morning, working on art projects, creating mix-tapes, watching Korean dramas, reading YA novels, gushing and dancing at a music festival, watching horror flicks, getting smitten with a kitten, rolling down the car windows and singing along to ’80s songs at midnight,  and of course, hoarding…

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Of Personification and Young Adult Literature

Of Personification and Young Adult Literature

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Hell-o, multiverse. May was a firecracker, and June is a stealthy little bugger.

Wednesday is cloaked in black velvet and listening to Felix Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. I am sitting on my desk, making a feeble attempt to write something of substance. It’s been pretty quiet around here, but we promise that we’ve still been hoarding books and trying to catch up on our reading.

For the…

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It’s Monday! What are you reading?

It’s Monday! What are you reading?

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journey. It’s a fun way to keep track of current reads and to find out what other people have been reading. There is a linky thing at the end of the post, so go forth, visit new reading blogs, and add to your to-read list! (more…)

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It’s Monday! What are you reading?

It’s Monday! What are you reading?

It's Monday! What are you reading?

It’s Monday! What are you reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journey. It’s a fun way to keep track of current reads and to find out what other people have been reading. There is a linky thing at the end of the post, so go forth, visit new reading blogs, and add to your to-read list!

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Review: Daytripper by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba

Review: Daytripper by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba

I just went all the way through Daytripper, and am now sitting with the intensity of emotions brought forth by reading this unbefuckinglievably brilliant graphic novel from Brazilian wonder twins Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba.

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It opens with a plink of a water drop – just a hint of a cloudburst to come.

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It provides a window into pivotal moments in the life of Bras de Oliva Domingos, an obituary…

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Book Loot Or, Hoarding Books and the Pursuit of Uninterrupted Reading Time

Book Loot Or, Hoarding Books and the Pursuit of Uninterrupted Reading Time

Dust and cobwebs have taken up residence over at The Exchange and we apologize for the lack of updates and substantial posts. We have been uncharacteristically busy for the past few months, and what little time we had to come up for air was spent desperately trying to catch up on our reading.

In other news, I have acquired a multitude of books to compensate for the embarrassingly depressing…

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