Since the fourth book in The Wayward Children series was published on Tuesday, I thought it was high time I shared my review of the books.
“You’re nobody’s rainbow.
You’re nobody’s princess.
You’re nobody’s doorway but your own, and the only one who gets to tell you how your story ends is you.”
― Seanan McGuire , Every Heart a Doorway
These books are for every person who ever felt too weird, too different, or too out of place in our world. For every kid who read about Narnia, Wonderland, Neverland, and Hogwarts and thought, “yeah, there’s where I would fit in.”
They’re for the adults who are still waiting to recapture some of the same magic that they found one afternoon in a backyard with their friends. That doorway to another world…
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How does a Queen’s dress go missing? Apparently like this.
Have you ever tried to analyze lyrics? I’m working on an analysis unit for my class and came across Stephen Colbert’s take.
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Saga Vol. 3
Circe by Madeline Miller – The follow up to The Song of Achilles (aka one of my favorite books of all time.
P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han – I dove into this right after watching To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before on Netflix (trailer below).
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This is the fifth post in my Handmaid’s Tale Cosplay. See Why The Handmaid’s Tale , Researching the Costume, Creating the Dress, and Obi Belt Tutorial for more details.
Here are some images of my completed Handmaid’s Tale cosplay. Some of the images have strange lighting – sorry about that! I was taking pictures on a day when the sun kept coming out from behind the clouds.
Here you can see the front and back flaps in all their glory! They really do conceal femininity, as Ane Crabtree intended.
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Buy this on Redbubble.
The system failed this child and something horrible happened in Parkland.
The most amazing version of the KiKi challenge that I’ve seen.
Thinking of getting 23 and Me testing done? Read this first.
People are defacing the sign at the site where Emmett Till was found… again.
The best book marketing idea EVER.
Destiny’s Embrace by Beverly Jenkins
Reading Reasons by Kelly Gallagher
Conferring with Readers by Jennifer Serrvallo
A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney
My August playlist is coming along – it’s an eclectic one this month!
Take Two on Hulu – I will watch anything Rachel Bilson is in!
This is the fourth post in my series on my Handmaid’s Tale cosplay. See Why The Handmaid’s Tale , Researching the Costume , and Creating the Dress for more details.
Today I’m going to show you how to create my version of the obi-style belt the Handmaid’s wear on Season 1 of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale. For reference, here is Samira Wiley wearing the belt.
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