Category Archives: Book Life

Blog Hiatus

I’m currently taking a break from writing Books Are the New Black. It has been a lot of fun writing this blog and seeing/reading your reactions! I hope to take it up again in the future, but no promises at … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week 2013

These 13 authors talk about why banning books sucks: In honor of the Banned Books Week 2013, Open Road Media is featuring forty books that have been challenged, censored, banned, or even burned! In light of discovering that some people … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway: THE NIGHT GWEN STACY DIED

An offbeat love story about the adventures and mutual rescue of a young woman out of place in her hometown and a mysterious stranger who calls himself Peter Parker (and begins to cast her in the role of Spider-Man’s first … Continue reading

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BEA 2013 recap

I’m about a hundred years behind everyone else in writing a recap of BEA 2013. I blame that on the fact that my computer is incredibly shitty and I didn’t take it to NYC with me. But anyway, let’s recap! … Continue reading

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Penguin Giveaway: GLOW by Jessica Maria Tuccelli

***UPDATE*** This giveaway is closed Penguin has provided a giveaway copy of Jessica Maria Tuccelli’s book GLOW, which has recently had a cover makeover…Isn’t she lovely? I haven’t read this (yet), but it’s a fashion Friday must have! Unfortunately, I … Continue reading

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Who is Writing This?

Who is Writing This? I read and I read and I read. Hard and paperbacks pile up on shelves, under the bed, on the kitchen counter. Their eye-catching covers leaning against the wall like decor. I love some, and I … Continue reading

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The Fantasy

The Fantasy* I yearn for the model to look at me as I sketch the far away stare in his eye. He has been studying the wall with determination for the last ten minutes. Retreating into his own brain possibly … Continue reading

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I got this new Latico forest green purse from HauteLook… …And I’m loving how it looks with Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles! Because reading is sexy, y’all

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Top Ten Tuesday: Feminist Books or Books with Feminist Characters

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. I’m switching the topic a little today because Top Ten 2013 Books is less interesting than Top Ten Feminist Books or Books with Feminist Characters. So here we go, … Continue reading

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HIKIKOMORI AND THE RENTAL SISTER is on sale today!

This beautiful, tragic novel by Jeff Backhaus is now for sale. I reviewed it like 10 years ago and now you can read it too! Hope you’ll check it out :) Here’s a link to my review: Fashion Friday: Wearing … Continue reading

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