It’s Time For You To Read The Interestings

“…to own a little talent…was an awful, plaguing thing…being only a little special meant you expected too much, most of the time.” – Mary Robins, “Yours” From this moment—the second epigraph—hopes were high for a relationship between me and Meg Wolitzer‘s The… Continue Reading

Paper Towns Is Moby Dick Is Paper Towns Is Everything

Maybe I’m flattering myself, but I don’t think there is a width swath of population that has read the entirety of both Moby Dick and Paper Towns. Both wildly popular yes, but not exactly the same demographic. Because of the connection between those two novels,… Continue Reading

Favorite Moments From Everyone’s Least Favorite Harry Potter Book

Reading Order of the Phoenix

Save one contrarian ginger, all of my Harry Potter-loving friends have admitted that Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is their least favorite of the seven. Having just made it through the 870-page giant of the series, I see… Continue Reading

Childhood, Take Two: On Finally Reading Harry Potter

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

This is my oops face. My bad. I messed up, and I’ll own it, even if it was in fifth grade. While I must be very clear that I have never condemned nor spoken an ill word of Harry Potter, J.K.… Continue Reading

Joshua Ferris’ To Rise Again at a Decent Hour Wearing Michael Kors

Joshua Ferris + Michael Kors

Joshua Ferris’ newest novel was given to me by my friends at my favorite publishing house, Little Brown. I brought it home and proceeded to tote it around for the next few days in my newest accessory purchase: this sleek white Michael… Continue Reading