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I Met Some Published Irish Authors & Here Is What I Learned (The Non-Derek Landy Edition)

As you guys know by now, I met Derek Landy (!) on his book tour in Dublin, got my picture taken with him (!!), and asked him to sign three of my Skulduggery Pleasant books (!!!). Definitely an experience I’ll … Continue reading

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Derek Landy’s Resurrection Tour 2017 | I Attended A Book Signing @ Easons Dublin On 6.08.17!

Hello hello hello! Throughout my time in Ireland, my classmates and I wrote and workshopped a number of short creative nonfiction pieces about what we did there. When given the prompt of “arrival,” I spun it into an essay about … Continue reading

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Top 10 Authors I Read For The First Time In 2016

Hi, everyone! I stumbled across the idea for this post on The Broke and the Bookish last month and decided to save it for January to make sure I wouldn’t miss any new-to-me authors I really wanted to talk about. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Literary Cat Names | Author Edition

Today I’m linking up with The Broke and the Bookish for their weekly feature, Top Ten Tuesday! This week’s prompt is “ten characters you’d name a child/dog/cat/car/et cetera after.” And, well, two of the things I love most in this … Continue reading

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Meeting Roxane Gay & Rick Riordan At The Iowa City Book Festival

October is one of my favorite times because the Iowa City Book Festival is held at the beginning of the month! I’d never even heard of it until I moved here last year, but now I’m all about it. I’ve been saying … Continue reading

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“Boy Erased” By Gerrard Conley | A Memoir About Conversion Therapy & I Should Go To More Bookstore Readings

This afternoon I went to a reading at Prairie Lights, one of my favorite bookstores here in Iowa City. I’ve been keeping an eye out for LGBTQ+-themed readings because I thought that would be a fun way to celebrate Pride, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Beverly Cleary

Beverly Cleary turned one hundred years old today. It’s hard to wrap my head around that idea. She was born into a completely different era. Literature and technology and medicine were worlds away from what they are now. Women were … Continue reading

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