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Jeanette Solomon

Jeanette holds an MA in English literature and was voted Most Unique in high school, both of which she earned by reading a lot. Her writing also appears at Panels and The Toast, but most frequently on the backs of those receipts in the bottom of her bag. Follow her on Twitter @jeantt_solo.

Elegy for an Entertainment Superstore

On the death of a small town reader's only bookstore growing up.

Improper Uses for Poetry

Poetry has lots of uses. To avoid writing a term paper, I’m only here to write about the ways it’s ...

My Best Bookish Fantasies, Ranked

As an almost lifelong bookworm, I’ve been guilty more than once of getting entirely too wrapped up in fictional worlds. ...

12 Books to Read While Waiting for the New Lana Del Rey Album

I’ve already written about Lana Del Rey and how her music connects to Lolita (a common reference in any LDR discussion), ...

Why I Let My Comics Pile Up

I have a few titles on my pull list, but I almost never read them as they come out. I’m ...

On Fandoms, Finding Your People, and Felicia Day

I grew up rural. My graduating class had fewer than 20 members. I was an outspoken lass who had begun ...

Our Books, Our Shelves: On the Need to Book Purge

While we at the Riot are taking this lovely summer week off to rest (translation: read by the pool/ocean/on our ...

WAYWARD #2: Rori, Fear, and Self-Harm

We here at Panels are taking some much needed time off; in the meantime, we’re revisiting some favorite old posts ...

How I Learned to Be Non-Compliant

I still have magazines in a box with all my favorite ’90s lady rock stars on the covers. My parents ...

A Small, Personal Response to Rookie’s Are You My Mom?

Today, I clicked a Rookie link, which I don’t often do because as a reader, I kind of feel like ...

6 Music-Comic Associations I Can’t Unhear

I’ve written a lot about my love for music, how it was what I came to first, even before books ...

These Females Are Strong as Hell: A Reading List for Kimmy Schmidt

Being locked in the bunker of an apocalypse cult leader is not exactly the material I would jump on for ...

7 Uncollected Thoughts on My Recent Reads

These are the kinds of things I used to write in my book journal, which I kept along with a ...

The Hermione of Comic Shoppers

In school, I was pretty much a Jane Lane: get through it but spend as much of your time as ...

That One Issue: Wayward #2

Trigger Warning: This post contains scenes of self-harm and cutting. Rori’s a badass, but she hasn’t had the easiest life. ...

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