WWW Wednesday July 16, 2014: The Boys In Their Boat

WWW Wednesday July 16, 2014: The Boys In Their Boat

There is not much new to update everyone on this week. I have been busy writing for work and studying for Spanish class.  This has not left a lot of time to write reviews or, sadly, read. Please stay tuned for a review of We Were Liars and a local cooperative bookstore here in Chicago. Read more

W.W.W. Wednesdays: April 23, 2014

W.W.W. Wednesdays: April 23, 2014

As there is still an hour left is Wednesday, I would like to introduce one of the two new initiatives I hope to keep up with on Sitting in the Stacks. 

WWW Wednesdays comes from the blog Should Be ReadingEvery Wednesday, Should Be Reading, and other blogs, such as Heart of Sultana, post the three Ws of reading:
• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next? Read more

The Books of the Longest Summer

The Books of the Longest Summer

I’m back.

What’s my excuse this time for being gone so long, you may ask. Well – nothing that sounds justifiable. Summer, which is only now ending for me, was long. I have never counted September as summer, but when the graduate school you are attending is on a quarter system everything changes. Read more

Bogged Down by Real Life

As the summer comes to an end I’m getting bogged down by papers, books, and unending To Do lists.  Due to these mounting responsibilities I am going to take a short sabbatical.  I would rather keep reading for fun and share books with all of you, but my statistics class, research assistant position, and other course readings are pulling me away for the next 3 weeks.  Then, for 2 weeks after that I’ll be distracted by moving to my new apartment (yea!) and welcoming lovely first years to my wonderful college.  Hopefully I will post at least once between now and the next 5 weeks, but I do promise to return one classes start. Read more