All posts for the month July, 2014

Why I Wished for Cancer

Published July 31, 2014 by Kattie Sivley

Cancer Post

I know that sounds really fucked up, and is probably the biggest insult to cancer survivors everywhere, but it is true, and here is my story. Read the rest of this entry →


Read to Red Carpet

Published July 27, 2014 by Kattie Sivley

Read to Red Carpet

Another poster I saw at ALA was about books to read before the movie comes out. I love this idea, and try to do it often.  I still haven’t read (or watched) The Fault In Our Stars.  I think I am the only one who hasn’t.  I am afraid of all the hype though.  I will read it!! I own it, so I really will read it. I just don’t know when. Read the rest of this entry →

Harry Potter Short Story!

Published July 25, 2014 by Kattie Sivley

Harry Potter Short Story

This is literally all anyone is talking about!  I was so excited when I heard about this, and of course I had to read it immediately.  It is about the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, where Harry Potter (now 34), and other members of Dumbledore’s Army, are going to watch the match in the VIP box with all their children.  Ginny Potter, Harry’s Wife and Ron Weasley’s sister, is covering the match for the Daily Prophet much to the chagrin of Rita Skeeter. Read the rest of this entry →

What Will You Read If You Survive?

Published July 21, 2014 by Kattie Sivley

What will you read if you survive

I saw some really cool library posters at the ALA Conference in Las Vegas.  You guys know I have been posting about my experience for a few days, and I thought I would keep sharing all the great ideas and information I received.

One poster was for books about Zombies/the Apocalypse Read the rest of this entry →

American Library Association (ALA) annual conference part 2

Published July 16, 2014 by Kattie Sivley

National Library Symbol (JPG) (large)


AHHHHHHHHHHHH this took me so long to write for no reason at all. Yikes!

Anyhoozles, I received the rest of my packages from the ALA conference, and once again, USPS has done a stellar job of delivering me torn, broken, smashed in boxes, that are missing items.  One of the boxes was literally a new box with my stuff haphazardly thrown in, with the address on my original box taped to the top, (this is where I suspect the missing items came from.)  In short, do not use USPS for media mail, cause they suck. Badly.

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