Learning From the Masters: The Meet-Cute Part IV

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No series on writing meet-cutes would be complete without quoting the master of the contemporary YA romance: Stephanie Perkins.

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MK’s Book Reviews: The Book Thief

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It has recently come to my attention that not everyone has read this amazing important book. If you are among this unfortunate group of people, please read on…

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Friday Things

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Friday Finally” is trending on Twitter, and for once I am in total agreement with the masses. This week has been brutal–the kind of week that has me asking all these questions again. No answers yet, but I’ll be sure to let you know when I figure out the enigma that is life.

Here are three things that made me happy this week:

1. We don’t all start on third base.  Powerful and true.

2. Books to read when you need a laughI haven’t actually read any of these. Let me know if they’re good!

3. Life advice from a 95-year-oldThe ones that really resonated with me are “When in doubt, just take the next small step” and “It’s never too late to be happy.  But it’s all up to you and no one else.”

Reading: I just finished this book–it was super cute and sweet, but was entirely lacking in tension. I enjoyed it while reading it, but page-turner it was not. 6/10. I just started this book, after loving Stiefvater’s other series, and I have to say, I’m disappointed so far. We’ll see if it gets better.

Watching: I finally got around to watching the movie adaptation of a book I loved. The movie for The Duff was … bad. They changed around the plot, the characters, the scenes–it wasn’t nearly as cute and sweet and REAL as the book was. I’m disappointed.

Listening To: The same thing as I was last week. I think I’ll be listening to it for the rest of fall.

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Learning from the Masters: The Meet-Cute Part III

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Time for another Meet-Cute! (In case you missed them, Parts One and Two).

Behold, one of my favorite meet-cutes of all time:

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The Best Series of All Time (according to me)

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Since getting embroiled in yet another series I love, I’ve been thinking about my favorite series (plural) of all time…

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