Hello, readers! This weekend, 24in48 will be hosting another read-a-thon! If you are unfamiliar with the event, it is a 48-hour period where people around the world are encouraged to read for 24 hours, in whatever increments they choose (reading for 3 hours four times, one 8-hour stint with four 4-hours, etc.). It runs July … More UPCOMING: 24 in 48 Read-a-thon
Words from Modern Lovers by Emma Straub: stymie- to hinder, block, or thwart gamine- a neglected girl left to run about the streets; a diminutive/ slender girl, especially pert, impudent, playfully mischievous palimpset- a parchment from which writing has been partially/ completely erased to make room for another text terse- curt, concise, brief interminable- unending effete- lacking … More Modern Lovers- Words & Quotes
Modern Lovers by Emma Straub (read July 8, 2016) If you keep up with ViW, then you probably saw a post from a couple weeks ago about an app for book lovers called Litsy. I’ve been using a lot to motivate me to keep reading, and as a way of sharing different quotes, experiences that I’ve had with the … More Modern Lovers- Review
I know this isn’t a book post, but it’s important. People keep responding to the Black Lives Matter movement by insisting that all lives matter. Unfortunately, it doesn’t matter if all lives matter, because that simply isn’t the issue. The sad truth about the world we are living in right now is that we have … More Black Lives Matter, and It’s Time to Speak Up.