• Books,  Weekly Wraps

    Fall Beginnings WWW Wed. 9.23

    This WWW Wednesday… Yesterday was the autumnal equinox, marking the end of Summer and the beginning of Fall! Fall is the best season. Sweaters, changing leaves, pumpkins, soup, and of course — cozying up with a book. Fall also means school.

  • Books,  Weekly Wraps

    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 Reading. Every 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?

  • Books,  Fiction,  Non-Fiction,  Reviews

    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.

  • News

    Four Weeks of Intensity

    For those of you who regularly visit Sitting in the Stacks you’ll notice that I haven’t posted in almost two weeks. This delay in writing is not due to a lack of inspiration or material (I’m a chatty person who regularly has something to say). My absence is due to a class I am taking this summer.

  • News

    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…