I've been thinking a bit about the Manic Pixie...
This is probably because I just reread Paper Towns, which is about a MPDG, until it isn’t about that anymore at all. By the end of the book, Q realizes that Margo is considerably more than what he imagined her to be, which is, a romanticized, otherworldly being out of his reach but still to be admired; she sort of ends up that way anyway, since she leaves and we can’t refine our...
‘Women aren’t things!’ said Ron, who had obviously never read...
A teetotal Irishman is a dangerous thing. He may begin to think. Then he may...– Sarah Rees Brennan
"Located at the intersection of two dirt roads...
Actually re-reading this book for the first time since I’ve been in college, I have just realized: I drive just past Agloe EVERY TRIP HOME. I have eaten dinner ten minutes from the Agloe General Store. Next time: Detour.
Margo was not a miracle. She was not an adventure. She was not a fine and...– John Green, Paper Towns
He's a Keeper
Me: This essay is impossible. I can't condense all of Soviet history into ten items.
Boyfriend: Just think of it as making horcruxes for Stalin.
In children’s literature, beauty is often shadowed by the primal, unforgiving...– Maria Tatar