Category Archives: Bookish Nostalgia

RIP, Maurice Sendak

     Sendak’s recent interviews with Stephen Colbert were fantastic, and it’s horribly depressing to have lost someone so essential to children’s literature during Children’s Book Week, but he definitely won’t be forgotten. I will always be thankful to him not just for Where The Wild Things … Continue reading

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I Adore Update #1:

It occurs to me that it has been quite some time since I updated any of my I Adore lists. These are lists for my favorite Authors, Female Characters, Fictional Places, and Male Characters. In terms of Female Characters, I am adding: … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Reads for Every Frame of Mind

Valentine’s Day isn’t really that exciting a day for me, but it is one where I get to thinking about fictional couples because the nice part of a fictional couple is they never make you feel like a third wheel … Continue reading

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Looking for Love in All the Wrong Books

February is all about the love, but I’m not feeling it. At all. Not when it comes to reading. I keep getting anywhere between 70 to 130 pages into a book and then failing to care completely about finishing or not. Most of … Continue reading

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The Book That Came Back

There is one novel that will forever stand out in my mind as being the #1 Book That I Wish I Had Never Found. I was about fourteen at the time, looking for a book in a Bargain Books store when I found what looked … Continue reading

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My Christmas Reading

There is nothing I love better than Christmas and anything related to it. That love can be somewhat tempered until December rolls around, but like Jack Skellington I know the stories and I know the rhymes. And I know the Christmas carols all … Continue reading

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Books That Improved My Life: Late Childhood Edition Part 1

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the books that really, really had a profound effect on me as I grew up. Mostly because if I look at my life in general, I would have a list of a thousand … Continue reading

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