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30 Day Reading Challenge

Day 30 – Favorite Book

World War Z by Max Brooks

punk-rock-librarian:

latefees:

seiruhigundgehweiter:

amaecying:

Google like a boss!

This is relevant to librarian-ing.

This would make such an excellent hand out for students.

Wheee I use these! They make Google a much more effective search tool.

punk-rock-librarian:

latefees:

seiruhigundgehweiter:

amaecying:

Google like a boss!

This is relevant to librarian-ing.

This would make such an excellent hand out for students.

Wheee I use these! They make Google a much more effective search tool.

30 Day Reading Challenge

Day 29 – A Book Everyone Hated But You Liked

The Stinky Cheese Man: And Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka

ala-con:

A librarian’s worth

This great infographic, created by Masters in Education and ObizMedia, gives a lot of new light on the role of libraries and librarians, as it changes a reference point totally. What if we compared libraries to Amazon?
Each day in US public libraries more items are circulated than on Amazon. Public library cardholders outnumber registered Amazon customers by, take your breath, five to one!
What’s more, librarians answer about 7.2 million questions weekly. What would we do without librarians? There is only one answer to this question: nothing.

ala-con:

A librarian’s worth

This great infographic, created by Masters in Education and ObizMedia, gives a lot of new light on the role of libraries and librarians, as it changes a reference point totally. What if we compared libraries to Amazon?

Each day in US public libraries more items are circulated than on Amazon. Public library cardholders outnumber registered Amazon customers by, take your breath, five to one!

What’s more, librarians answer about 7.2 million questions weekly. What would we do without librarians? There is only one answer to this question: nothing.

(Source: ebookfriendly.com)

30 Day Reading Challenge

Day 28 – Favorite Title

The Mad Scientist’s Guide to World Domination: Original Short Fiction for the Modern Evil Genius by John Joseph Adams

30 Day Reading Challenge

Day 27 – The Most Surprising Plot Twist or Ending

The Dark Tower by Stephen King

30 Day Reading Challenge

Day 26 – A Book That Changed Your Opinion About Something

Maus by Art Spiegelman

beam-me-up-assbutt:

morivan:

karideth:

amber-and-ice:

aflyingcontradiction:

sword-meets-rose:

feministkitten:


source

i wrote a paper as a senior in high school about this and when tracking the unhealthy relationship symptoms i found this out too. fucking a.


THIS is a legitimate reason to think Twilight is problematic. Not “oooh, but it’s girly literature cause the vampires sparkle and all the teen girls are into Edward”. As funny as some of the sparkly vampires jokes are - and they really sometimes are - Twilight’s very unique take on vampires is the least of the series’ problems, yet this criticism gets heard a lot more than the criticism of people who have noticed that something isn’t quite right in the relationship between Edward and Bella.

I brought this up every chance I had when I was working with the youth theatre girls this summer. There was one in particular who was way gaga over Edward and how she wanted a boyfriend just like him, so I told her “Oh, you’d be ok with a guy who followed you everywhere, invaded your privacy, ignored your feelings, sabotaged your friendships, and isolated you from everyone you’ve ever loved? And nearly killed you on several occasions?”
And I literally watched the switch flip in her head.

my mom is dying laughing right now

It should probably be noted that, from what I recall, Bella is pretty abusive toward the dog dude. Can’t remember his name.

He has no name. He is the Dog Dude.

beam-me-up-assbutt:

morivan:

karideth:

amber-and-ice:

aflyingcontradiction:

sword-meets-rose:

feministkitten:

source

i wrote a paper as a senior in high school about this and when tracking the unhealthy relationship symptoms i found this out too. fucking a.

THIS is a legitimate reason to think Twilight is problematic. Not “oooh, but it’s girly literature cause the vampires sparkle and all the teen girls are into Edward”. As funny as some of the sparkly vampires jokes are - and they really sometimes are - Twilight’s very unique take on vampires is the least of the series’ problems, yet this criticism gets heard a lot more than the criticism of people who have noticed that something isn’t quite right in the relationship between Edward and Bella.

I brought this up every chance I had when I was working with the youth theatre girls this summer. There was one in particular who was way gaga over Edward and how she wanted a boyfriend just like him, so I told her “Oh, you’d be ok with a guy who followed you everywhere, invaded your privacy, ignored your feelings, sabotaged your friendships, and isolated you from everyone you’ve ever loved? And nearly killed you on several occasions?”

And I literally watched the switch flip in her head.

my mom is dying laughing right now

It should probably be noted that, from what I recall, Bella is pretty abusive toward the dog dude. Can’t remember his name.

He has no name. He is the Dog Dude.

30 Day Reading Challenge

Day 25 – Favorite Book You Read in School

Sabriel by Garth Nix