Book Reviews · My Life

Please Stop Laughing at Me || Book Commentary

A co-worker presented me with the book Please Stop Laughing at Me by Jodee Blanco. The novel is about the author’s personal bullying experience. It instantly piqued my interest. As I started reading, though, I wasn’t sure if it was a novel I wanted to continue reading. It wasn’t because I struggled to get into the book or I… Continue reading Please Stop Laughing at Me || Book Commentary

My Life · The Internet

Your Success Is Not Measured By Your Followers

In a world where everyone is attached to numbers, defining success can be challenging. Scott Westerfeld published the book Extras, the fourth book in his Uglies series, in 2007. Extras tells the story of a world where literally everything is a popularity contest. It’s exactly like the online world of social media today. In 2007, Twitter was in its infancy, Instagram… Continue reading Your Success Is Not Measured By Your Followers