How Do I Begin


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Review: How Do I Begin? A Hmong American Literary Anthology

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February 15, 2016

This is two-for-one review for two books I read simultaneously: How Do I Begin? A Hmong American Literary Anthology, as well as the short educational essay, Hmong in Minnesota.
How do I begin my song?
Where do I enter the chorus
when my part is not yet written,
when the conductor won’t point
my…


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Book Lists

Girl of the ’90s? Let’s take a bookish walk down memory lane.

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February 15, 2016

Were you a preadolescent girl of the 90s with an obsession for Lip Smackers, Skip-its, doodling in class and, of course, books? If so,…

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Literary Crushes: The Characters You Can't Help but Love


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Living Life Bookishly

Literary Crushes: The Characters You Can’t Help but Love

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February 14, 2016

Here it is: the Valentine’s Day Edition of Literary Quicksand. I’m not really a Valentine’s Day kind of gal. I definitely don’t need an…

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman


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Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane

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February 11, 2016

There are some books that should just be read aloud. That’s how we’re meant to hear stories — it’s etched into our linguistic history…

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Living Life Bookishly

Reading Challenge: I Dare You

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February 10, 2016

You can always count on libraries to challenge their patrons. The Cincinnati Public Library put together this awesome infographic book challenge for 2016 and…

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Geek Love by Katherine Dunn


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Review: Geek Love

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February 10, 2016

What have I been doing with my life?! Why did I wait so long to read this book?! I have been aware of the…

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On Writing & Blogging

Grammar Rant: Super Bowl Edition

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February 10, 2016

In loving memory of the 2015 NFL football season, this Grammar Rant focuses on the epic battle of America’s biggest game. No, I don’t…

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Monster Prints by RedHillPrintables


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Bookish Stuff & Things

Etsy Gifts for Lovers of Literary Horror

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February 7, 2016

My lovely friend and fellow contributor, Joli, recently posted an article highlighting some amazing bookish finds on Etsy. I mean, look at that gorgeous…

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Book Reviews

The Girl With All The Gifts by M.R. Carey

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February 6, 2016

When this book popped up as the next to be read in my book club, I had no idea what to expect.

See, I like…

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