Currently Re-reading: American on Purpose by Craig Ferguson

Currently Re-reading: American on Purpose by Craig Ferguson

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I’ve been reading several books simultaneously for the past few days, but at this moment, I am revisiting this delicious memoir from my favorite cheeky monkey, Craig Ferguson.

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“Life got in the way, or, more accurately, I got in my own way. I was sidetracked and waylaid by my own demons…” – Craig Ferguson, American on Purpose

This was a post by Hanna, who is dreading Tuesday.

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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!

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"I Don’t Need Another Book" and Other Lies I Tell Myself

“I Don’t Need Another Book” and Other Lies I Tell Myself

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Unearthed from the bowels of secondhand bookshops and friendly neighborhood bookstores are the products of an inability to restrain my impulses. Also, I’m in a glass case of emotion, you guys. I need my books to protect me.

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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!

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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.

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