Author Archives: Jenny Martin

About Jenny Martin

Librarian, Writer, Beatlemaniac

This might get weird. I’m just gonna put that out here, right up front. I’ve been in an especially reflective mood lately, and I’m pulling this post from that painfully honest well. Because something’s been on my mind. A series … Continue reading

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Dear Reader,   Allow me to introduce myself. I’m your favorite literary heroine. I know I’m breaking the fourth wall here, by writing to you directly, but it’s come to my attention that there’s been a lot of chatter about … Continue reading

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If I had to sum up 2013 in one word, it’d be ‘upheaval.’ I don’t necessarily mean that in a negative way (although this past year was a mixed bag–a couple of man-eating tigers, but a thousand adorable kittens). When … Continue reading

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Dear V. E. Schwab, Even though I’m a librarian and ardent reader, these days, I haven’t been able to devour as much as I’ve liked. But once VICIOUS arrived in my mailbox, I just had to flip my desk, shove … Continue reading

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The sorting hat says that I belong in Gryffindor! Said Gryffindor, "We’ll teach all those with brave deeds to their name." Students of Gryffindor are typically brave, daring, and chivalrous. Famous members include Harry, Ron, Hermione, Albus Dumbledore (head of … Continue reading

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  Dear  Ms. Bowman,   Yes, it’s true. I did fall in love with Gray’s story from page one. Before it sold. Before the beautiful cover and the incredible buzz. Before it became a book-shaped object on my nightstand. But … Continue reading

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Yesterday was crazy and fun. I got some fantastic pro help from Connie (hair artiste!), Ash (make-up goddess!) and Amy (genius photographer at Amy Seiger Photography and Design!). And I ended up w/ a slew of surprisingly non-hideous, lovely shots. … Continue reading

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Last year, my sweet friend Erin Bowman posted about a letter she’d written to herself before her first books sold. She’d used a cool site called FutureMe, which allows you to scribble a letter to your future self and schedule … Continue reading

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Okay guys.   From now on, whenever I spot/hear/read/eat/fall in love with an amazing/inspiring/delicious/brilliant album/book/snack/whatever, I’m going to try to pass on the awesome. I’m calling this new blog/twitter/tumblr series: Addictions You Should Adopt, because…well, we could all use a … Continue reading

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You have to carry the fire. I don’t know how to. Yes you do. Is it real? The fire? Yes it is. Where is it? I dont know where it is. Yes you do. It’s inside you. It was always … Continue reading

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