Tag: books

Discussing Diversity

Last night, I went to a panel event at the lovely One More Page Books. Authors in attendance were Marieke Nijkamp (one of the founders of We Need Diverse Books), Robin Talley, Kat Spears, and Miranda Kenneally. The… Read More

What We Learned At The THEIR FRACTURED LIGHT Release Party

I admit it: I have yet to read Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner’s Starbound Trilogy (These Broken Stars, This Shattered World, Their Fractured Light). I’ve been drooling over their covers for ages now, but haven’t gotten around to actually… Read More

I’m Alive, I Swear (Or, Twirly Tries NaNoWriMo)

So. I recognize that it’s been a while since I’ve published a blog post. And by “a while,” I mean “an embarrassingly long time.” I keep telling myself that it’s okay, I’ve been in full-blown novel mode–and I… Read More

Twirly Tries A Tea Party

Welcome to Twirly Tries It! I’m Twirly and, in this new section, I’ll be trying stuff! I have a list of potential activities, but if you have ideas, you can feel free to submit them to me by… Read More


I had my very own You’ve Got Mail moment this weekend. Not the my-online-lover-turned-out-to-be-Tom-Hanks-and-we-lived-happily-ever-after kind of moment. (I don’t know that my version of “happily ever after” ever included Tom Hanks.) Remember that scene when Kathleen is in… Read More

Twirly’s Top Titles: College Edition

The post that I wrote earlier this week could easily have ended with a bibliography. The books (and short stories, and articles, and excerpts, and…) that I read in college forced me to stop and consider what I… Read More