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Posts by Samantha Sierra

How Millennials Are Reviving Our Libraries

A Millennial checking out her local library offerings.

No generation has received more flack since the Generation Xers or even the Boomers than  Millennials. Millennials are all about technology, safety, efficiency, and are often labeled as entitled and narcissistic due to their dependence on technology. Despite all the controversy surrounding millennials, they are saving our libraries!!!   According to the latest Pew Research…

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11 Vows to Protect Your Books and Friendships From Destruction

Writer's Block | 11 Vows to Protect Your Books and Friendships From Destruction

Dog-eared pages, cracked spines, coffee spills, and late fees. Are you apprehensive about sharing your books? For a self proclaimed bookworm or bibliotaph, there are so many things to irritate and annoy when it comes to our precious books. We want our books accessible, whole, and unblemished because they have evolved to be so much…

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5 Amazing Books that Guided Me to Adulthood

5 Amazing Books that Guided Me to Adulthood

New year, new beginnings. However, the New Year demands reflection to move towards the next chapter of our lives. Because of this, I found myself standing in front of an old friend, my refuge on a rainy day, my bookcase.   My fingertips glide from one spine to the next as my eyes scan each…

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Slaying Writer’s Block & Writing at the Bar

Slaying Writer's Block and Writing at the Bar

Listen to the song created by the white noise on the wind from nearby construction. A smile from a stranger sends a spark to your budding imagination. An unintended touch sends a surge of ‘what ifs’ to run on a reel in your restless mind. Or maybe, it’s that precious moment between nature and man…

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Redeeming Miss Havisham and Why We Love Villains

Redeeming Miss Havisham and Why We Love Villains

“The most prominent object was a long table with a tablecloth spread on it, as if a feast had been in preparation when the house and the clocks all stopped together. An epergne or centre-piece of some kind was in the middle of this cloth; it was so heavily overhung with cobwebs that its form…

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Was Poe a Monumental Mad Man or Time Traveling Author?

Was Poe a Monumental Mad Man or Time Traveling Author

Master of mystery and the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe is no doubt a compelling literary icon who keeps us guessing. If you take a look back at Poe’s collection of works, there are a few undeniable instances where we have to question…Was Poe a time traveler?   “Time travel was once considered scientific heresy, and…

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