Overheard in the library: “Yeah, well, I don’t just follow cat blogs.”
Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler, art by Maira Kalman
I almost broke up with this book several times, and, like Min, only realized when it was over that we should have broken up weeks ago.Read more
Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison
I didn’t read this book when I was in middle school and all my friends were reading it because I thought my parents would flip out. I’m 24 now and my dad flipped out when he saw it.Read more
The original cover does a lot right - it acknowledges all three characters and the film aspect of the book, and is gorgeous to boot.
I think that if it were being marketed as a girl book by a woman author, the grand gesture Greg and Earl make - making a movie to cheer up Rachel - might make it onto the cover. Never mind that it’s not a romantic gesture and it turns out to be the least inspirational film ever made.
First application sent off. The job hunt is officially back on. I did not miss it at all these past 8 months.
Any collection of books will expand to fill the available space.
They’re like goldfish.
The librarian impulse at work - I have not actually applied for any jobs today, but I spent my afternoon researching and now my “job advice” folder has like 10 more bookmarks in it.