I did it. I broke. I wrote fanfiction. Sue me. After seeing IT Chapter 2 and sobbing for the entire last 10 minutes, I had to fix it. No spoilers, but I had some personal issues with the ending as a writer. Also as someone looking for some actual representation in a movie series that … Continue reading Writing Update: I Cracked.
So, as I posted about before, I ran the YA Book Club at Barnes and Noble last night. Well, I should have. The only issue: no one showed up. So much good my advertising did. It’s kind of a gross feeling to be put in charge of something and have no one come to it. … Continue reading Reading Update: Book Club Bust
Local followers!! Read I’m Not Dying With You Tonight!! And come to Barnes and Noble this Thursday at 7!! I’m in charge of the YA Book Club that, so far, I’ve been the only one to come to!!! Or if that’s not your thing, spread the word to people who may be interested! Honestly at … Continue reading Reading Update: Last-Ditch Book Club Advert and me Overcomplicating Buying a Book
The time…… has come. I LOVE THIS BOOK!!! Yet I can confidently say it is not for everyone. Seem counterintuitive? Well, I have a two word answer for you: Donna. Tartt. Donna Tartt, I can confidently say, is my favorite modern author. But her writing is some of the most polarizing I’ve ever seen; people … Continue reading Book Review: “The Goldfinch” (plus general Donna Tartt gushing)
Y’all… working at a bookstore is such a curse on my bank account. I feel like literally all my paychecks go towards books. You know that feeling when you go in for one book and see a bunch and go like “Oooo that looks intriguing.” It’s like that for 8 hours straight (or 4.5 on … Continue reading Reading Update: Working at a Bookstore is a Blessing and a Curse