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Dear Hollywood: Please don’t ruin my favorite YA books (vol. 2: Hunger Games Edition) – SPOILERS

If you’ve had a conversation with me at all in the last year, you probably heard me say one of the following if the Hunger Games comes up: (If you mention you’ve read it/are reading it): OMGGG!!! YAY!!! I’M GLAD … Continue reading

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Mom, Stop Talking to Strangers on the Subway

You know how when you’re a kid, you learn the basic safety “rules” of how to act in public? Look both ways before crossing the street. Don’t accept things handed out from strangers. Don’t talk to strangers. These rules still … Continue reading

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Dear Hollywood: Please don’t ruin my favorite YA books (vol. 1)

So, right now, at this very moment, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, one of my favorite books of all time, is being made into a movie. I, for one, am pretty stoked about this. The Perks of Being a … Continue reading

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What to do with all these books?

I guess it might be time for an update on some of my other unemployment projects. I’ve done a lot of the projects, but there are still some that have carried over from last time (like getting a NY drivers … Continue reading

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Updates on things

Yeah, I know. I didn’t write anything last week. I haven’t really done anything all that exciting. But I do have some followup from a few previous things I’ve written about. I promise I’ll try to be more interesting in … Continue reading

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With a dreamy, far off look. And her nose stuck in a book…

Whenever anyone asks me what the biggest adjustment has been in my life since moving to New York, I always tell them that it’s unquestionably getting used to not having a car. Sometimes it’s a pain (especially when I make … Continue reading

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Getting a “Social” life

I recently read Malcolm Gladwell’s book “Outliers.” I had read about half of it when I was given a free autographed copy at a conference a few years ago, but was quickly distracted by a David Sedaris book (or five….). … Continue reading

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