Ah ha! YA vampire book from 1991 →
The Cheerleader by Caroline B. Cooney
Best of Book Riot: Pike vs. Stine: Retro YA... →
I still remember one of the images from a Christopher Pike book I read back in the day - a lizard that was smushed on the porch of a strange house. It had purple guts. The house and the lizard are in my dreams from time to time. Does anyone remember the vampire books from the early 90s? The vampire lurked around a house with a tower and often materialized out of the hemlock trees. He was...
Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be...– bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions (via youveescaped)
All The Sad Young Pretty Girls →
I spent a good deal of time today following the Marie Calloway thing. This essay is excellent even if you take out the parts about MC. (Actually, I think it may even be better if you ignore those parts.) So much to think about with this one. But I think I’m going to keep my mouth shut about it for now.
Retro “Christmas Chiller” Throwdown: Baby-sitters’... →
This is awesome! I devoured Sweet Valley (Twins and High) and Babysitters Club as a youth. One summer I took out four Sweet Valley High Books and four Babysitters Club Books from the library each week. I read them at the beach of the lake community I grew up in. My mother made us go to the beach every damn day. I realize I sound like a brat complaining about that, but at the time, I was...
It’s funny when you feel as if you don’t want anything more in your life except...– Jean Rhys, Voyage in the Dark (via rachel-interrupted)
What You Deserve
emilybooks: by Miranda Popkey I didn’t expect to recognize myself in a short story collection that centers on an HIV-positive ex-heroin addict who moves to Minnesota to get her body clean and her life in order. I own a lot of skirts that hit below the knee and the only thing I’ve ever really been addicted to is other people’s approval. Emily Carter knows what it’s like, whatever “it” is. She...
If you really want to rebel against your parents: outearn them, outlive them,...– Henry Rollins (via whatokay)
Writers aren’t people exactly. Or, if they’re any good, they’re a whole lot of...– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via planb-becomeapirate)
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.– Ray Bradbury (via amoralfictionalism)