Here’s to (New Year) Beginnings
- “There was a hand in the darkness, and it held a knife.” – The Graveyard Book (Gaiman)
- “We went to the moon to have fun, but the moon turned out to completely suck.” – Feed (Anderson)
- “He’d stopped trying to bring her back.” – Eleanor and Park (Rowell)
- “The best day of my life happened when I was five and almost died at Disney World.” – Going Bovine (Bray)
- “The day I came squealing and squalling into this world was the first time someone tried to kill me.” – Dread Nation (Ireland)
6. “I’ve hated sports every since I was a little kid, especially basketball.” – Dragon Hoops (Yang)
Dr. Robert Prickett is currently Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences and Interim Department Chairperson, Interdisciplinary Studies and Professor of English Education at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. It is this last title – he still teaches adolescent literature every spring despite his administrative duties – which allows him to always look forward to the start of a new spring semester and calendar year.