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On Determining your Mettle…

“Bottom line is, even if you see ’em coming, you’re not ready for the big moments. No one asks for their life to change, not really. But it does. So what are we, helpless? Puppets? No. The big moments are gonna come. You can’t help that. It’s what you do afterwards that counts. That’s when … Continue reading

Hunger Games Movie Midnight Release!

Hunger Games Movie Midnight Release!

I read The Hunger Games for the first time in December of 2009, after spending a blissful summer as an intern at the Horn Book, where I was happily inundated with ARCs of new YA books. It was impossible to ignore the excitement of the entire staff after they read The Hunger Games and by … Continue reading

The Star Wars Saga: A Nod to the Machete Order

The Star Wars Saga: A Nod to the Machete Order

I can barely remember a time in my life before Star Wars. I was fortunate enough to become fully acquainted with them when the original trilogy was re-released in theaters, at a fairly young age, so I was able to experience that mix of whimsy, joy, anticipation and wonder that A New Hope, The Empire Strikes … Continue reading