just read: When It Happens to You

okay, so i’m a total 80s nerd and had to read this partly just because it’s Molly Ringwald for god’s sake! but it was actually amazing. a series of stories with intertwined characters, with the central theme of betrayal. really beautifully written and amazing characters with compelling stories from page 1. can’t wait ’til she […]

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just (not) read: Gold

maybe it was the difference between reading a real book instead of a (fabulously) tawdry scandal that writes itself, but i just could not force my brain to get into this one. i had been so excited after Little Bee, but just did not fall in love with the characters instantly in this one like […]

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fortune-ate

received this fortune at lunch today and found it really special—not only because i haven’t had Chinese food in sooooo long—but because i found it fascinating that the message wasn’t about something i  could look forward to. it was about how i could improve the life of someone else, which after getting over the whole […]

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alone with 10 million people

it is 3:00 in the afternoon and I am sitting in a bistro near Times Square savoring a glass of wine, some time to write and the delicious freedom of having nowhere to be, no one to answer to and nobody who needs anything from me this very moment. is it so wrong that part […]

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