2013: A Year in Review

2013 has been one roller coaster of a year, full of sky-high peaks and low valleys. Regardless of where things go from here, 2013 has been a year full of moments that I will not soon forget. How is it possible that one calendar year can contain the immensely contradictory worlds of a 2L and […]

BoTM: Eleanor & Park

Welcome back to the blog for our December Book of the Month review! This month, we read Eleanor & Park by the amazing Rainbow Rowell. This book has gotten rave reviews from all over the book world, internet, and real world, including a glowing review in the NY Times Sunday Book Review from John Green. […]

Staff Picks: Authors to Check Out if You Love John Green

If the whole law school/lawyer thing doesn’t work out, my other dream career is bookstore owner. As any of my close friends can tell you, I am a book pusher extraordinaire. When I love a book, I want the world to know because I just want everyone else to love it too. Luckily my friends […]

On a Short Story Binge

Occasionally, I find myself binging on a certain type of book—that is, I get hooked on a certain genre or type of book and find myself reading LOTS of them. In the past, it’s happened with historical romances (not the bodice-ripping kind, but the Jane Austen fanfic kind), micro-histories, and dystopian YA, to name a […]

Literary Role Models

Today is moving day. I’ve been diligently working since 7 am, and at the moment, my room looks like a disorganized ikea warehouse that had a shipment of sporting goods explode. As usual, I have no idea what day of the week it is (fish don’t care about days of the week), but my freshly […]

Feisty Little Book Women.

When people ask me, “What are your hobbies?” and I reply with, “Books- writing them and reading them,” I always feel a little insecure. What 25-year-old says books are their hobby? Popular culture tells me that I obviously do not have a vigorous social life if this is my response. Maybe it’s better for society […]