mcnallyjackson: We’ll be open from 10 til 6ish tomorrow, with Sunday looking a bit iffier, obviously. There’s still plenty of time to lay in some Leaving the Atocha Station and some Mad Libs. What I love about this is I totally went to McNally before heading to higher ground. When I walked up to the counter with my ninja Mad Libs the pleasant associate said, “That’s an inspired...
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
During the hurricane which tore apart North Carolina and gently spat on New York, I read Rebecca Stead’s Newberry winner When You Reach Me. A story about a sixth grade girl, obsessed with A Wrinkle in Time, doing her best to navigate relationships and New York City. The book follows a realistic plot line but is tinted by the unusual. Her single mother...
The Bridge by Jenny Checchia
There are many things in this world I don’t understand. One of them is the pain everyone must eventually go through. No matter how much money you do or don’t have, no matter what race your were born into, or how skilled you are in a particular craft one day you too will feel pain. Like love, pain, comes in many different shades and lengths. I would even say that as many...