Category Archives: Bookish News

Bookish News—Your Brain on Fiction from The New York Times

Anyone who has ever struggled to explain to a nonreader why reading is good for you should take a look at the article Your Brain on Fiction in The New York Times. The author, Annie Murphy Paul, writes: “The novel…is an unequaled … Continue reading

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Bookish News—How to get free (or mostly free) books

If you hunger for as many books as I do, but also want to have money to buy food and clothes, check out some resources for cheap books. Continue reading

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Bookish News—Pluto Lovers Love Literature Too

As many of you may know, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto this morning, and the world is poised to (hopefully) receive its photos soon. But why am I talking about this on a blog about books? Well! When … Continue reading

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Bookish News—Don’t Just Read Books, Wear Them!

Via the complicated dark magic of Google and Facebook’s alarming search engine intelligence, an add for t-shirts that display the entirety of a novel on its surface appeared in my newsfeed this morning. Dear Raptor Jesus, if I hadn’t spent all … Continue reading

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Bookish News—Free Books?

Is there anything better than free books? Actually yes, free books won in a contest!!! I’m proud to say that today I won my first book from the Goodreads Giveaways and…what, you say you don’t know what that is? Firstly, … Continue reading

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I am Allergic to Spring

Sorry, this post has nothing to do with Spring or allergies, but it does have something to do with a new page in the works and a fun tiddlybit to tide you over until I finish reading this next book. … Continue reading

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Feed the Strange Strange Things

I’d like to take this time to promote a certain podcast that you probably know about already, but in the extremely distressing thought that perhaps you don’t know about it, in which case your life must be oh so boring, … Continue reading

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Scratch, scratch, scratch, scratch, scratch/You Scooter My Daisy Head/only inappropriate clothing

Just wanted to share this funky Haiku generator with everyone.  Having taken a fair amount of poetry classes, I have to say these randomly generated Haikus make just as much sense as the ones I’ve seen written on purpose… http://www.smalltime.com/haiku.htmlContinue reading

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Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear… http://www.buzzfeed.com/ariellecalderon/things-that-belong-in-every-bookworms-dream-home

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Lazy Reader?

Does your neck hurt when you bend over a book laid out on the table for too long? Do your wrists hurt from subsequently holding said book vertically in front of your face? Basically, are you a lazy-butt?  Well I … Continue reading

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