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No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.

A corollary to the Heraclitus quote is that no two men ever step into the same river. Or so I tell myself to explain why I feel like I constantly disagree with people over the things we both read. Today, … Continue reading

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Ceci n’est pas une faute de frappe*

I gave my nephew a $200 book. He’s seven and getting into Harry Potter, so he asked me if he could “borrow” my book four. Foolishly, I agreed, forgetting that my sister never returns books. And her son seemed to … Continue reading

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An open letter to George RR Martin

Dear George, Earlier today or yesterday you tweeted this: And I went nuts tweeting you back because I had a million things to say in response. And then I gave up and decide to just write it all here (and … Continue reading

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Morning dose of rageface

This morning I found this: The chart is titled some complaint about young adult female heroines all looking the same. I agree that yes, we should all complain that most young adult heroines are white. And this chart doesn’t even … Continue reading

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My nerd dream

I’m a nerd. This should surprise no one. I love fantasy, and I love learning. Especially learning the law. It has been my dream for some time to create a blog explaining legal concepts using pop culture references (99 Problems … Continue reading

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Plagiarism is not the highest form of flattery

Whenever I see my cousin’s new wife, my favorite this to talk to her about is Cassandra Clare. Neither of us can stand her. My favorite complaint about her is that in one of her awful books, Hermione Clary or … Continue reading

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30 day book challenge. Day 22

My favorite series. I think I’ve squeed enough about Harry Potter on here so that you know it’s my favorite series. One of the things I love about it is that it has such a rich back story. The books … Continue reading

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30 day book challenge. Day 16

The prompt simply says “favorite book turned movie.” Because I’m hyper-literal or deliberately obnoxious and obtuse, I don’t know if it means my favorite movie that was based on a (favorite) book or a favorite book that was turned into … Continue reading

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30 day book challenge. Day 3

A book that completely surprised me. The biggest surprise I remember getting from a book was from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. It’s day three and already I’m doing repeats. I promise the next 27 days will be more … Continue reading

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30 day book challenge. Day 2

This is tougher than yesterday’s prompt. Instead of telling you about the book I hate the most (how do I choose? Some books make me angry when I read them. Some I think are a complete waste of paper), I’m … Continue reading

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