This bookshop is making a donation to trans children’s charity Mermaids every time they sell a JK Rowling book — Kira Moore’s Closet

Feminist London bookshop The Second Shelf is donating money to transgender children’s charity Mermaids every time they sell a book by JK Rowling. The bookshop, which has proudly spelled out its support for trans and non-binary people in the past, announced its plans in a February 12 tweet. “Making a donation to Mermaids every time […]

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How to DNF! — the orang-utan librarian

Every so often I come across a meh book and renew my promise to get better at DNFing… but I never do. That’s why I decided to realllly think about how I could improve! With a great deal of research (into fun gifs) I’ve managed to write a comprehensive guide- enjoy! Step 1: Crack open […]

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If you are not reading The Orangutan Librarians blog, do now! 

The Fickle Fragility of Fanatical Fandom — Musings from a Tangled Mind

If there is an upside to being sick the past few days – acute bronchitis, by the way – it’s that this downtime has allowed me to catch up on my shows, check out what’s new in my fandom groups, and sleep. Although, if you’re familiar at all with any fandom whatsoever, it might’ve been […]

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When a fan isn’t a fan, but is a stan.

Trumpian dishonesty has been normalized or, at least, tacitly accepted… — Here’s A Thing…

13,500 TRUMP LIES Every once in a while, a moment comes that crystallizes what is so wrong with the political-media universe in the era of Donald Trump. And one such moment occurred on Sunday morning. It was not flashy or headline-generating. This moment lasted only seconds. Its significance may not have even been noticed by […]

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Please follow for keeping up with the whole Trump “show”.

“Talking the Dog” – Why People Pretend to Talk Like their Pets — FACE Foundation

An interesting article in The Atlantic takes a lighthearted look at a common pet owner behavior—why we enjoy talking as our dogs, cats, and other pets! Many people admit to talking as if they were their pets (we also give voices to human babies). Why exactly do we do this? Linguist Deborah Tannen wrote about […]

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Happiness lies within you — Motivatingdaily – Your source for daily motivation

Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a […]

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