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Code Name Verity

There are a lot of things I should be doing right now: reading Hobbes’s Leviathan, learning about the Ricardian model for international trade, applying to study abroad, attempting to draw a map of Japan for a history class. But I’m doing none of them, because I just finished Code Name Verity, and the rest of the… Continue reading Code Name Verity

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An Abundance of Katherines

For today’s Quibble, we got to team up with a fellow book blogger, Danielle, to talk about one of John Green’s lesser known novels. Before our conversation eventually dissolved into a conversation about Harry Potter and Keira Knightley, we managed to hold a discussion on An Abundance of Katherines.  Allie: Hello? Libby: Hello! Danielle: Hello! Allie: Should we get… Continue reading An Abundance of Katherines

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The Art of Fielding

I’m writing this while at work, and my desk is in the office supply closet (I know, I know. Don’t laugh.) so people are always coming in and out, and I keep nervously switching back to my spreadsheet so no one sees me blogging when I’m supposed to be working on Important Things. Speaking of… Continue reading The Art of Fielding

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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

I have a confession to make: I am not a big fan of the superhero genre. I have seen The Avengers, but that’s about it. I don’t think I’ve ever touched a comic book. It’s nothing personal and I’ve never avoided the genre on purpose, but for some reason it’s never clicked with me. So… Continue reading The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

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Sense & Sensibility & Persuasion

I could really use another ampersand in that title. Last summer, the Jonas Brothers reunited for their first tour in several years, and Libby and I were very excited, because we are secretly 12 years old and we really, really love boy bands. Since we couldn’t make the date closest to home, we decided to road trip… Continue reading Sense & Sensibility & Persuasion