Category Archives: Books

New York #NoFilter: Jeannette Montgomery Barron’s Scene

I’m going to New York City for the first time next month, and my obsession with it has been in full effect since I bought my tickets. I recently found Scene, a book of Jeanette Montgomery Barron’s 80’s New York portraits.

New York #NoFilter: Jeannette Montgomery Barron’s Scene

I’m going to New York City for the first time next month, and my obsession with it has been in full effect since I bought my tickets. I recently found Scene, a book of Jeanette Montgomery Barron’s 80’s New York portraits.

Secrets of a Used Bookstore Clerk

When you are a used bookstore clerk for more than four years, you pick up a few skills and insider info. Here is a list of the things I’ve learned working at Rags of Time, a used bookstore that operated

Secrets of a Used Bookstore Clerk

When you are a used bookstore clerk for more than four years, you pick up a few skills and insider info. Here is a list of the things I’ve learned working at Rags of Time, a used bookstore that operated

Kirsten Smith on ‘Trinkets’ and Lady Power

“Suburban teenage shoplifters” might not seem like the most lovable of characters, but Kirsten ‘Kiwi’ Smith, author of Trinkets, is a master at creating characters you can’t help but root for. Trinkets is a novel about three completely different girls who

Kirsten Smith on ‘Trinkets’ and Lady Power

“Suburban teenage shoplifters” might not seem like the most lovable of characters, but Kirsten ‘Kiwi’ Smith, author of Trinkets, is a master at creating characters you can’t help but root for. Trinkets is a novel about three completely different girls who

New Yorker Fiction Podcast is Heaven for English Majors

I came across the New Yorker Fiction Podcast when if first kicked up in 2007. The premise is simple; a New Yorker author reads the story of another New Yorker author. And then there is discussion. That’s right, you get

New Yorker Fiction Podcast is Heaven for English Majors

I came across the New Yorker Fiction Podcast when if first kicked up in 2007. The premise is simple; a New Yorker author reads the story of another New Yorker author. And then there is discussion. That’s right, you get

Cool Little Sisters

A Cool Little Sister, or a CLS as I like to call them, is tough, cool, and emotionally hardened. She has to deal with living under the shadow of her perfect older sibling. Kaitlin Cooper – Mini Coop returns in

Cool Little Sisters

A Cool Little Sister, or a CLS as I like to call them, is tough, cool, and emotionally hardened. She has to deal with living under the shadow of her perfect older sibling. Kaitlin Cooper – Mini Coop returns in

Upstanding Comics: The Best Graphic Novels

Art by Jasmin I always find the story. I’ll go to the store and end up talking to someone for 20 minutes about politics, love, or anything really. Then, when I finally make my way home, I’ll go through the

Upstanding Comics: The Best Graphic Novels

Art by Jasmin I always find the story. I’ll go to the store and end up talking to someone for 20 minutes about politics, love, or anything really. Then, when I finally make my way home, I’ll go through the

A Practical Guide for Hogwarts House Sorting

Collage by Kellie I’m an obsessive person. When I like something, I like it so hard that every person even remotely tangential to me or my life is affected by it. Part of this stems from my inherent desire to

A Practical Guide for Hogwarts House Sorting

Collage by Kellie I’m an obsessive person. When I like something, I like it so hard that every person even remotely tangential to me or my life is affected by it. Part of this stems from my inherent desire to