Book Review: Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Parks and Recreation has been my favorite TV show since I first started watching it a year and a half ago, so I knew I had to read Amy’s book of essays eventually… especially now that Parks and Recreation has ended… 🙁 Here is an excerpt from the Amazon description of Yes Please: “In her first book, one ofRead more

Reliving the Bike & Build Dream (momentarily)

Hello, everyone! Sorry I have been MIA lately– I have been working 12 hour days for summer conference and blogging has not quite made it into the limited time I do have for myself. However, the first two weeks are done, and I have a break from students for the next two weeks :). WhileRead more

Book Review: Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham

If you read this blog, you probably know that I love Lena Dunham and I love Girls. I didn’t read this book for a long time because I read some problematic commentary of it online (regarding alleged sexual abuse). However, I decided to read it for myself. For the record, I don’t believe that Lena sexually abused her youngerRead more

Book Review: White Noise by Dan Delillo

This was a book I had not heard of before, but it was recommended to me. Reading it reminded me of the reading I did in my Contemporary American Literature class in college. Overall, I really enjoyed it!         This book is probably better if you don’t know too much of what it is about beforeRead more