Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Rating: 5/5 Synopsis They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise. Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a […]

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A Thousand Perfect Notes by C.G. Drews

Rating: 5/5 Synopsis An emotionally charged story about the power of dreams, and how passion can turn to obsession. Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to play hour after hour, day after day. He will never […]

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All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Note: This post contains affiliate links. You can read my disclosure here, and it can also be found in the menu bar. Rating: 5/5 Synopsis Theodore Finch is fascinated by death. Every day he thinks of ways he might kill himself, but every day he also searches for—and manages to find—something to keep him here, and alive, […]

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So I Started Writing Again

For those of you who don’t know, I’m a writer. I’m majoring in English and Creative Writing not just because I want to work in publishing someday and because of my love of books. I’m a writer, and I figure while I’m in school learning, I may as well improve my writing while I’m at it. Plus, it’s […]

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How I Buy My College Textbooks

You’ll probably see this and think, Why would I need to know how to buy textbooks? I have Chegg, I have Amazon, I have [fill in the blank]. I don’t use those resources to buy my books, though. The way I do it is the way most people advise NOT to do it, so of course I’d […]

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Internship Summer 2018: Wrap-Up

This summer I returned to Martin Engineering as a marketing intern. While my main focus is reading and writing and working in publishing, I think it’s important for everyone to know a little bit about marketing. I started this internship the summer of 2017 when I was planning on majoring in Interactive Digital Studies at […]

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August Goals

Do I realize this post is a few days late? Absolutely. Is that going to stop me from making it? Absolutely NOT! I think it’s important to have goals for each month. It’s nice to have resolutions for the new year, but I think it’s a lot harder to follow those because they’re usually long-term. […]

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