I Have MS

This might be the most difficult post I will ever write. This month has been brutal, to say the least. And I honestly hated being away from Adventures of a Bibliophile for so long. This has been my life for four years, and to not be able to read or write for the last few […]

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Moving Forward

I’ve had a few days to think about this election. I spent a good thirty-six hours so angry I wanted to scream. Then, yesterday, I woke up not feeling like I wanted to cry. As I thought about why, Yoda’s words popped into my head: “Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads […]

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Things

There will be no wrap up this week. I had one half-written, almost ready to go up, but I can’t finish it. Yesterday, I lost my grandmother. It was unexpected and quick, and I don’t think I’ve fully processed it yet. I was lucky enough to spend the past two days with her, but it’s […]

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Why Diversity in Books is So Important

I was planning on doing a different post today, but after this week’s conversation in the book blogging community, I felt the need to write this. It’s a post that’s been forming in my mind for a while, but it’s also a direct response to the video that’s been circulating this week (I’m not going […]

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Ignorance

I’ve written this post a hundred times over the last six months. I’ve written versions out of anger, and ones that were just long rambling rants. I’ve also talked myself out of publishing this post as many times as I’ve written it (for good reason). But today – maybe it’s because I’ve been reading the […]

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Meeting Neil Gaiman

I am writing this just after getting home from meeting one of my all-time favorite authors: Neil Gaiman. It was an absolutely amazing night! I wasn’t aware that he’s retiring from public life (at least for the time being), and I am so glad I was able to attend his final event. I thought actually […]

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Update – How My Day Actually Went

This morning, I posted a bullet point list of an average day as part of the 30 Day Writing Challenge. However, since my day was marginally more interesting than the day I posted, I thought I’d give you an update on what today actually looked like. Wake up at 5am Press snooze twice Crawl out of […]

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