Link 17 Apr 10 notes #GoneGirlFanGirl Cover Switch Contest!»

byobrooks:

All right, people, what began as a joke on Twitter is now a real thing. This is a real, live contest with rules and deadlines…and prizes!

The challenge: Design two book covers that switch the themes of Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell with those of Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. (Think a dark,…

Link 29 Mar 19 notes No, really. Meet Simon!»

beckyalbertalli:

So, this Simon kid has been in my head for awhile.

Writing a book is the weirdest experience. There’s this entire world of people who exist so vividly in my head, but no one else can see them. I can dreamcast them. And occasionally I run into a teenager in the wild who looks like one of them. But…

Link 23 Feb 15 notes That book I didn't like. »

beckyalbertalli:

I’ve spent a lot of time falling in love with books in the last year.

I fall at least a little bit in love with most of the books I read. I’m good at choosing books. I know what I like. And there are people in my life and on my Twitter feed whose recommendations I trust implicitly.

But I miss…

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ascouillard:

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I must have this thing.

But how do you slam it when you’re pissed off? 

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Link 11 Feb 92 notes Boxing Day»

diversityinya:

by Andrew Smith

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Today, I would like to write about boxes.

There are all kinds of boxes. I can kind of chart my life’s journey by the boxes I’ve had to check off that map my progression through marital status, owning vs. renting, number of children, income levels, and so on.

I recently…

Text 24 Jan 15 notes Ladies & Gentlemen: Brooks Gets Bent

byobrooks:

Today is my last day at FinePrint Literary Management. Come Monday morning, I will be representing my clients’ interests at my new home, the Bent Agency.

I’m absolutely thrilled to be working with the Bent team! (Obviously.) Jenny Bent is already a legend in publishing, and over the past few years I’ve alternated between admiration and friendly rivalry with such agents as Molly Hawn, Gemma Cooper, Louise Fury, and Susan Hawk. I’m delighted now to call them my colleagues.

Before I depart FinePrint, however, there are a few people I’d like to thank.

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prochoicegeneration:

Best post

Also, Lily Potter would have never wanted an abortion, because she was a financially well-off white woman starting a family in a happy marriage with a secure place at the top of wizarding society.
The question you should be asking is what if Merope Gaunt, an impoverished and uneducated single woman who escaped from a severely abusive family only to become pregnant with the unwanted child of a man who wanted nothing to do with her, had had access to an abortion and not had immense social pressure brainwashing her into carrying to term?

Perfect commentary is perfect.

it got better

just reblogging this because it should be reblogged always and it was relevant

theroguefeminist:

inverts:

heretherebdragons:

dancingloki:

prochoicegeneration:

Best post

Also, Lily Potter would have never wanted an abortion, because she was a financially well-off white woman starting a family in a happy marriage with a secure place at the top of wizarding society.

The question you should be asking is what if Merope Gaunt, an impoverished and uneducated single woman who escaped from a severely abusive family only to become pregnant with the unwanted child of a man who wanted nothing to do with her, had had access to an abortion and not had immense social pressure brainwashing her into carrying to term?

Perfect commentary is perfect.

it got better

just reblogging this because it should be reblogged always and it was relevant

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Link 26 Dec 4 notes The Five Stages of Reading Adam Silvera's MORE HAPPY THAN NOT»

beckyalbertalli:

I just finished Adam Silvera’s upcoming debut, MORE HAPPY THAN NOT, and hopefully I’m not ruined for all other books.

Here’s what my last few days have been like.

Stage 1: When it became clear that this book was going to make me pretty freaking happy.

image(i.e. after I read the first page)

:) :) :) :)

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Photo 23 Dec 9 notes byobrooks:

HUGE congratulations to my brand-new client Becky Albertalli on her brand-new debut book deal for Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, coming Winter 2014 from Balzer + Bray!

So much love for this book!

byobrooks:

HUGE congratulations to my brand-new client Becky Albertalli on her brand-new debut book deal for Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, coming Winter 2014 from Balzer + Bray!

So much love for this book!


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