Green background with book in the front. Book cover reads

Cheers to Stolen Memories

Way back in the day, we had this thing called Must See TV. And one of the shows you had to “must-see” was Cheers. Set in a bar in Boston, the show operated around the premise that “sometimes you want to go where everyone knows your name.”

Purple background with book, The Darkness Outside Us pictured. The cover shows two young men standing close together inside a spaceship.

Catfish in Space?

For some bizarre reason, I’ve recently gotten into the MTV show Catfish. Basically, it’s a documentary show where the hosts help people track down someone who they have met or fallen in love with online. The catch—they have never met in person (and many times, think that something seems fishy). 

front cover of Akemi Dawn Bowman's The Infinity Courts against a teal background. The image on the book is of a teenage girl in front of a red colored full moon.

Keurig Confessions—Love the Machine, or Else…

About three weeks ago, my Keurig died halfway through brewing my morning cup of This Is My Only Reason For Living. Weeping, lamenting, and the rending of stevia packets in protest did nothing to assuage the pain pulsating from the hole left in my soul at the death of my beloved morning companion.

3 book covers against a light blue background. The first is #NeverAgain, the second is People Kill People, and the third is Parkland Speaks.

#Neveragain—No, Really

From San Antonio, you take I-35 S until you hit Hwy. 90W just outside of the city limits. You’ll then hit Castroville, which everyone pronounces Casterville and drive a bit before getting to D’hanis. After D’hanis, you’ll pass through Sabinal, then Knippa, and about an hour and twenty minutes later...

Book cover of Kelly Yang's Parachutes. On the cover are two illustrated figures of Asian women, who are sisters. In the background are multicolored parachutes. To the right of the book is an illustrated green ribbon, with a sticker in front of it reading

Mental Health Awareness: Parachutes

It’s not a secret that people compare American schools with other countries’ schools, and Chinese schools are known as some of the strictest in terms of exams—particularly their college entrance exams called gaokao. In Kelly Yang’s book Parachutes, this topic is introduced right away. We find out...