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About nevillegirl

Elizabeth. University of Iowa class of 2019. Triple majoring in English & Creative Writing, Journalism, and Gender, Women's, & Sexuality Studies. Twenty-one-year-old daydreamer, introvert, voracious reader, aspiring writer, and lesbian. Passionate about feminism, mental health, comic books, and cats.

Movie Review: Star Wars – Episode VIII – The Last Jedi

“The First Order reigns. Having decimated the peaceful Republic, Supreme Leader Snoke now deploys his merciless legions to seize military control of the galaxy. Only General Leia Organa’s band of Resistance fighters stand against the rising tyranny, certain that Jedi … Continue reading

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Spring 2018 Classes | GWSS, GWSS, & More GWSS (…+ Music Journalism & Relaxation)

Hey, all! My semester starts tomorrow… since UI classes resume in the third week of January and MLK Day falls on the third Monday of the month every year, we technically always get a “day off” right away in the … Continue reading

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At The Movies | Films I Watched In 2017

For the past two years, my year-in-reviews/wrap-ups have included a post about all the movies I watched the year before. Since many of my other wrap-up posts are about books, it’s fun to explore a different area – and helps … Continue reading

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17 Things I Did In 2017 That I’d Never Done Before

I got the idea for this particular kind of end-of-year wrap-up several years ago, from posts Boquinha and Dr. Mark @ Sushi and Pizza wrote. They each published “year in review”-type posts that included the question, “What did you do in [year] … Continue reading

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2018 Reading Challenges!

As usual, I signed up for Goodreads’ annual reading challenge, setting my goal to one hundred books. I’ve won every year since 2014 but since I want to push myself to try new authors, genres, et cetera and step outside … Continue reading

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Top 10 Books I Read In 2017

Before we get started, here’s a screenshot from Goodreads of all the books I read last year, so you can get an idea of how often I give certain star ratings. As you can see, it follows a fairly standard … Continue reading

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Reading Diversely In 2017

It’s time for another post about all the books I read in 2017! Today, I’m talking about the diverse books I read last year. Diversity in literature is really important to me and I make an effort to seek out books with … Continue reading

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