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Publishing Journey: The Book Tour

Back in my early twenties, when I first started daydreaming of being a published author, part of my vision was the book tour. After all, as a voracious reader and writer myself, I considered book reading events to be akin to seeing a favorite band perform, up close and personal. 481 more words

Publishing

Social Media Dystopia: A Review of Dave Eggers' The Circle

It’s somewhat odd, sharing my thoughts on a novel via social media when that novel highlights the dark fate that can befall us when we become too enamored with sharing our thoughts online. 153 more words

Social Media

Books with Impact

About six months ago, I was nominated to list 10 books that impacted my life. Unlike the ice bucket challenge, this was one task I could handle. 103 more words

Writing

The Circle Book Review

Dystopias, technology, and literature share an intimate relationship with each other. Dave Eggers 2013 novel The Circle explores how technology and unbridled ambition can affect humans, society, and government. 670 more words

General

“I have no idea how people function without near-constant internal chaos. I’d lose my mind.”

(A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius)

Drunken Library

Barnes and Noble Book Haul!

I went on a little bit of shopping spree tonight. My husband drove up to Phoenix to see one of our favorite bands, Cursive, and I wasn’t feeling too hot to endure jumping up and down surrounded by sweaty like-minded individuals. 994 more words

Books

Dave Eggers, The Circle

Mae Holland gets a new job at a hip high-tech firm thanks to her old friend Annie. It is quite a relief after 18 months of boredom and inept management at a utilities company in her hometown. 1,039 more words

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