Book #38: A different kind of love story

Time for a love story, eh?

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Book #35: An obscure library find?

I’m so glad I rescued this book from the trash pile.

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Book #25: The boy who lived…

Is this book *really* any good?

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Book #21: One Hundred Years of Solitude

Fast facts: Book title: “One Hundred Years of Solitude” Author: Gabriel García Márquez Genre/Audience: Magical realism, fiction; adult Rating: 9/10 Worth the read?: Totally! I had absolutely no expectations for One Hundred Years of Solitude because I hadn’t heard of the book until the day I checked it out of the library. I’ve since heard…

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Trust the process

I’ve been sitting in the library staring at the screen for 25 minutes now, wondering what on earth I could possibly say that would make sense of the last few weeks and days. In the final few weeks of the semester, it became abundantly clear I was swimming in waters that were about to become…

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Realizing you’ve lost your way

An awakening of sorts.

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Alcohol doesn’t own me

Lessons I learned on my 21st birthday.

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Book #11: Orphan Train

“Orphan Train” had me feeling all sorts of ways.

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Book #10: Down in the holler

I haven’t craved summer this much in a long, long time.

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Book haul and conference musings

A brand new thing happened in my life today: I presented research at an academic conference. The sounds of my high heels on the hall floors of the conference building gave me a great sense of authority, which is always a plus on days like these. Of course, my heels also presented a problem I…

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