Inderjit on “Medicine Walk”

Brilliant. Compelling. Masterpiece. These are just a few of the adjectives that come to mind when I think of Richard Wagamese’s latest novel Medicine Walk. Sixteen-year-old Franklin Starlight is summoned by his estranged father, Eldon, an alcoholic dying of liver failure. Eldon, who has been nothing but a disappointment, asks his son to take him […]

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Celebrating 5,000+ 50 Book Pledgers!

On August 24th, 2014, we woke up to excellent news: the 2014 50 Book Pledge had passed 5,000 pledgers! This is a huge milestone for our little community of readers who, if you aren’t familiar, pledge to read anywhere from 12 to 200 books in the calendar year and share their updates, reviews and ratings […]

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Review: Ellen in Pieces by Caroline Adderson

Ellen in Pieces by Caroline Adderson explores, through many different perspectives, the plight of a single mother once her girls are grown and she realizes that she is chock-full of regrets. Ellen McGinty, a loud-mouthed and occasionally vulgar Publicist, in an effort to reclaim a semblance of contentment, impulsively leaves her job, sells the house […]

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Excerpt: John Green Recommends “My Drunk Kitchen”

Hannah “Harto” Hart is the creator of My Drunk Kitchen, a cooking show and comedy series on YouTube. In the videos, Hannah attempts to cook or bake various dishes, or otherwise engaging in some food-related activity, all while, well, tipsy. To get a good idea of the entire series, I recommend watching the inaugural video “Butter Yo Sh*t“, […]

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