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All the cool kids are doing it.

And by it, I mean reading books. Obviously. Here is what is on my to-read list this spring. You know, if I ever make it through last year’s top 10 summer reads. 1. Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir) by Jenny Lawson aka The Bloggess – I actually have no idea what this book is about but…

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Big Screen, Bookish

I can bring home the bacon

I’m currently reading Marriage Confidential and there’s all sorts of heavy talk about feminism and the “have it all” mentality. Meanwhile, I can’t stop busting into the Enjoli commercial (complete with dramatic arm motions and raspy Broadway voice) every time I make dinner, throw in a load of laundry, or sit down to balance my checkbook. I’m not a very…

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Bookish, This & That

A single resolution.

I was laying in bed reading a cheesy Christmas book when I came across this quote. I think it’s the perfect resolution. Happy New Year! What’s your resolution? [ buy cheap generic viagra | chinese herbal viagra | how strong is 5 mg of cialis | effects alcohol viagra | guaranteed cheapest viagra | how to get viagra no prescription…

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Top 10 Summer Reads

I’ve always been a bit of a bookworm, but since starting work in the publishing industry my to-read list has grown exponentially. To the point where I don’t think I’ll ever be able to possibly read everything I want to – not unless I marry rich and move to my own private island (with wifi and UPS delivery, obviously)(and my…

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Bookish, Woof, Yum

The Perfect Night

I don’t know what’s better – a good book on my Kindle, a giant mug of hot cocoa, or the chunky knit throw from Lands’ End and an especially cute wiener dog to keep me warm. If you’re looking for a last minute gift for anyone on your list, this throw is it. It’s like the most giant, most delightful,…

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Happy Haul-idays!

I may blog about fashion here, here, and here, but I’m a bookworm at heart. Besides a new purse (Michael Kors, please), boots (size 8), or some sparkly accessories (I prefer silver over gold), there’s nothing I’d rather find under the Christmas tree than books. Chronicle Books has a brilliant giveaway this holiday that puts a literary spin on shopping…

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I stole a Kindle.

Remember how I didn’t want a Kindle? And then I decided that I did want a Kindle? Well, the teetering stack of books next to my bed never dwindled to an acceptable level (read: I can’t stop buying books), so I kept delaying my Kindle ownership. Until last week. When one showed up on my doorstep. And I claimed it…

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Big Screen, Bookish

Sassy Gay Friend

I originally went to college to become a high school English teacher. Had I not realized that I don’t have enough patience to train a dog let alone a classroom full of pubescent Emo kids, I would have been showing these in my classroom. And then ending up in the exact same position I’m in today. Unemployed. [ citrate salt…

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Work & Play

I recently saw Kevin Carroll speak and am still digesting all the great messages in his presentation, but this quote (which is in the introduction to his first book, Rules of the Red Rubber Ball) was especially poignant given my current job search and my concern about how my job relates to my career (or if I’m going to be…

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Bookish, Fashion

I lied. I want a Kindle.

A mere two months ago, I swore I would never buy a Kindle. Surprise – I lied. I want one. Bad. First, Jenn Lancaster says that The Kindle is Not The Devil. Then, my parents bought my sisters’s boyfriend (When can I just start referring to him as my brother-in-law? It’s not like he’s going anywhere.) a Kindle for Christmas.…

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