Reading Goals

Great news, everyone — I finished all my assignments and Fall semester is over!

I finished up late last week and have been mostly sleeping and chilling out since; it’s been great! I’m heading home very soon and very ready for the holiday season and more relaxing as well as catching up with family (and eating lots of food!).

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Almost Done!

Clearly second year has been much busier than first year! Somehow I managed to continue to post once a month last year and now I’m/you’re lucky if I post once a month 😛

Winter break is coming up soon which means I’m almost done with my current semester! I still have three essays to write and have been severely lacking in motivation, though at the same time I really want to create a good product. Especially as one of them came out of a ethnographic study I did with a group I joined this year, and not only do I want to portray them accurately and draw up some really useful and powerful conclusions, but I’ll also be sharing my paper with them so there’s more pressure to do a good job with it, then simply submitting it for a grade.

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Catching Up: Teens Read Preview

Hey all! Have I been away long enough? 😛

I have some more posts in the works before the year is up but school has most of my attention at the moment. However, I did want to share some highlights from Raincoast Book’s Teens Read Preview from last month! We got to spend the afternoon in a library hearing about upcoming releases for Winter and Spring, served up with delicious donuts and pie 🙂

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Yes I had both and I’m not ashamed by it

I detailed my last trek out to a publishing event – Frenzy Presents in the summer, which had a bit of a disastrous start, but I managed to get to this preview without incident, on time, no detours. Miracle of miracles.

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Here are some of my stand-outs from the line-up but you can find even more of the books they mentioned by checking out the hashtag #TeensReadFeed on Twitter!

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