Posted in September 2012

Stacking the Shelves: September Edition

Well, it has been a LONG time since I did a Stacking the Shelves posting! Mostly this was due to the fact that my lack of a job has been preventing me from spending any money on books. Instead, I’ve been relying on my faithful old library card to feed my reading addiction. Over the … Continue reading

TV Review: The Mindy Project

TV Review: The Mindy Project

It’s official. After last night’s outstanding line up, Tuesday nights have officially become City Tv nights! New Girl was sensational as always, the new show Ben and Kate was good for a couple of laughs, but the real gem was Mindy Karling’s premiere of The Mindy Project! Knowing absolutely nothing about the show when it … Continue reading

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

“Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells – taken without her knowledge – became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first “immortal” human cells grown in culture, they are … Continue reading

International Book Week!

International Book Week!

Maybe you’ve already seen this floating around on Facebook and Tumblr, but I thought I would share it anyways for fun! It’s International Book Week! Grab the book closest to you, turn to page 52 and post the 5th sentence in the comments section! Can’t wait to see what you guys come up with! Here’s … Continue reading

Review: The Ouran Highschool Host Club!

Review: The Ouran Highschool Host Club!

One day long ago (ok…not THAT long ago….but when I was still in high school), my friends and I were browsing through Chapters as we typically did on a Friday night. Winding our way through the various aisles with Starbucks in hand, we stumbled across a table of strange books that we had never heard … Continue reading

Why Libraries Are Important…

Why Libraries Are Important…

Listen closely….because I’m about to let you in on a little secret. What would you say if I told you that there was a building just down the street from where you live that offers you books, magazines, movies, music, and access to the internet for absolutely free? “Ludicrous!” you might proclaim. ” Absolutely preposterous!”  Well … Continue reading

Book Review: The Best of Me

Book Review: The Best of Me

In high school, Amanda and Dawson couldn’t be any more different from one another. While Amanda comes from a prosperous and influential family, Dawson spends his time trying to avoid the backlash of his mob like relatives. Nevertheless, these differences don’t stop the two from falling head over heels in love with each other, much … Continue reading