7 Reasons to Date a Nerdy Girl: Response

First, I just want to say that I LOVE The Good Men Project. I think they are doing amazing work and the articles they post are informative and interesting. However, (everything before the but doesn't count?) the other day I read this article: Smart is Sexy: 7 Reasons it's to your benefit to date a … Continue reading 7 Reasons to Date a Nerdy Girl: Response

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Book Review: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

My rating: 5 of 5 stars *SPOILER ALERT* Although the title might sound a little bit creepy, the graveyard is intimidating only if you have the misfortune to be one of the live human characters in the book. Generally, the ghosts who live in the graveyard are witty and hilarious. The living people are funny … Continue reading Book Review: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Book Review: Akiva’s Orchard by Yochi Brandes

הפרדס של עקיבא by Yochi Brandes My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is an important book if you are interested in Judaism or Jewish history, or Jewish. The main thing it does is takes the million Rabbis you've heard of and organizes them in your head: Who lives when, whose student is whom, where … Continue reading Book Review: Akiva’s Orchard by Yochi Brandes

Perks of a Lousy Paying Job

For two months of my life I worked as a salesperson in a bookstore. Most of the work was lifting books and putting them in alphabetical order, placing prices tags or removing old sale stickers, organizing shelves so books didn't fall over or cleaning up after inconsiderate customers. Once in a while someone would enter … Continue reading Perks of a Lousy Paying Job

Collins, Dr. Seuss, and the Mockingjay

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins My rating: 4 of 5 stars So, I've finally finished the Hunger Games trilogy. It was like riding a roller coaster. Once you get in, you're hooked until the end. You're stomach flips over but the rush of excitement is worth it. I was fully prepared to be disappointed by Mockingay. … Continue reading Collins, Dr. Seuss, and the Mockingjay

Book Review: The Time traveler’s Wife

The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have to admit: I didn't cry when Dumbledore died. But I was moved to tears by The Time Traveler's Wife. This is not the kind of book which is impossible to put down. Instead, you get to read it at your … Continue reading Book Review: The Time traveler’s Wife