Announcing the "Revival" Read Along!
Review: Something Wicked This Way Comes (Read-Along & Final...
Review: A Sudden Light
Something Wicked Read-Along Update - Part Two
Review: Big Driver (Audio)
Big Driver (audio) Written by Stephen King Read by Jessica Hecht (Simon & Schuster Audio | ISBN 9781442383746 | October 2014 ) The Short of It: The kind of story you drop everything for. The ki...
Review: Twelve Years a Slave
Twelve Years a Slave By Solomon Northup (Graymalkin Media, Paperback, 9781631680021, February 2014, 248pp.) The Short of It: A true account of a free black man, kidnapped and forced into slavery. T...
Review: I Am Malala
I Am Malala By Malala Yousafzai (Little, Brown and Co., Hardcover, 9780316322409, October 2013, 352pp.) The Short of It: Malala Yousafzai was just a young girl on a field trip for school when she w...
Something Wicked Read-Along Update - Part One
Grab Your Book: Reading Anything Good?
FRIDAY! Finally! This has been the longest week ever and all sorts of stuff happened. The callback list for Annie posted and both kids got a callback. The Teen got called back for Rooster (Tim Curr...
Banned Books Week: Fahrenheit 451
Review: The Way Inn
Review: The Sparrow
Review: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage...
Review: Station Eleven
Review: The Painter
Announcing the 'Something Wicked This Way Comes' Read Along...
Review: A Wild Sheep Chase
Review: Never Fall Down
Review & Tour: The Home Place
Review: The Martian
Review: The Three
Review: The Regulators
Review: The Goldfinch
Porn for book lovers. A photo blog collection of all the best bookshelf photos from around the world...
Haruki Murakami Quotecard Contest - Please Vote for Me!
Review: We Were Liars
Review: We Are Called To Rise (audio)
We Are Called To Rise (audio) By Laura McBride (Simon & Schuster Audio, ISBN 9781442370791, June 2014.) The Short of It: Four, seemingly independent stories collide and the results are devastat...
Review: Mr. Mercedes
Mr. Mercedes (book #1 of 3) By Stephen King (Scribner Book Company, Hardcover, 9781476754451, 437pp.) The Short of It: The Girl (my daughter) asked, "Why is there a bloody umbrella and a tiny happy...
Review: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Review & Tour: All Day and a Night
Mr. Mercedes is part of a trilogy??
I'm not sure why this blew my mind but it did. King announced on Facebook that Mr. Mercedes, which I am happily reading now, is actually book one in a trilogy! Be sure to check out the announcement...
Review: The Fever
Review: Magnificent Vibration (Audio) (DNF)
Review: The Circle
Review: The Vacationers
Review & Giveaway: Under a Summer Sky
What Shall I Read This Summer?
The weather was so warm last week that it got me thinking about summer and what I'd be reading on those long, hot days. I LOVE a good reading list and summer reading lists have a very special place...
Review, Tour & Giveaway: Cutting Teeth
Cutting Teeth By Julia Fierro (St. Martin's Press, Hardcover, 9781250042026, May 2014, 336pp.) The Short of It: Parenting. It's no picnic. The Rest of It: Parents are the bones on which children cu...
Review: And the Mountains Echoed
Review: Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty (Audio)
Fangirl By Rainbow Rowell (St. Martin's Griffin, Hardcover, 9781250030955, September 2013, 448pp.) The Short of It: Oddly captivating and yet, slightly disappointing. The Rest of It: After loving E...
Review: The Cold Song
The Cold Song By Linn Ullmann (Other Press, Paperback, 9781590516676, April 8, 2014, 352pp.) The Short of It: Elegant and sophisticated with flawed, well-constructed characters. The Rest of It: Jon...
Review: The Here and Now
The Here and Now By Ann Brashares (Delacorte Press, Hardcover, 9780385736800, April 8, 2014, 256pp.) The Short of It: Every now and then, I reach for something just because I know it will be a quic...
Review & Tour: Casebook
Review: Life After Life
Life After Life By Kate Atkinson (Reagan Arthur Books, Hardcover, 9780316176484, April 2013, 544pp.) The Short of It: Interesting premise and at times, fluid, beautifully written passages but overa...
Review: The Museum of Extraordinary Things
Review: Me Before You
Me Before You By Jojo Moyes (Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780143124542, July 2013, 400pp.) The Short of It: Smart, funny, heartwarming and yes, a bit gut-wrenching. I was warned to not read it in pub...
Review: The Dept. of Speculation
Review: The Realm of Last Chances
Review: Eleanor & Park
Review: Beautiful Ruins
Review: Mr. Lynch's Holiday
The Anticipation is Killing Me, Part 1
Review: The Astronaut Wives Club - A True Story
Review: Among Animals - The Lives of Animals and Humans...
Review: Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Review: The Secret of Raven Point
Review: The Troop
Review: The Last Days of California
Review: The Rosie Project
Review: The Abominable
Review: World War Z
Review: The Shining Girls
Review: This House is Haunted
Review: The Interestings
November 1st Means Christmas? In What Universe?
Review: Doctor Sleep
Doctor Sleep Read Along (Chapters 1-6)
Review: The Art of Fielding
Review: Bellman & Black
Review: After Her
Review: The Asylum
Review: Night Film
Review, Tour & Giveaway (3 copies!): Bait
Review: The Last Summer of the Camperdowns
Review: The Curiosity
Review: The Never List
Review: Reconstructing Amelia
Review: Heading Out to Wonderful
Review: The Slippage
Review: The Silent Wife
Review: Breakfast of Champions
Review: Big Brother
Review: Life Itself
Review, Tour & Giveaway: He's Gone
Review, Giveaway & Tour: In the Garden of Stone
In the Garden of Stone By Susan Tekulve (Hub City Press, Paperback, 9781891885211, April 2013, 250pp.) The Short of It: Full of sorrowful, memorable characters with writing that immediately pulls y...
Review: Mr. Peanut
Review, Tour & Giveaway: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena...
Read-Along Wrap-Up & Review: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle By Haruki Murakami (Vintage, Paperback, 9780679775430, 1998, 624pp.) The Short of It: A wildly imaginative work. Quite possibly the most interesting literary experience I...
Review & Giveaway: More Than You Know
Review: Is This Tomorrow
Review: Panorama City
Review, Tour & Giveaway: Orphan Train
Review: In Between Days
The End of Break, The Otter Pup and the Wind-Up World That...
What a week. We took a short road trip and spent a few days in Palm Springs, Ca. It was lovely and all but the drive... Oh! Have you ever traveled with a pet that does not like to travel? The Otter...
Review: Survival Skills (Stories)
Review: The Painted Girls
Review: Carrie (Audio)
Review: This Cake is For the Party
Review, Tour & Giveaway: The End of the Point
Review: The Silent Land
Review: The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories #2
Review: The Adults
Movie Chat: Flight
I watch a lot of movies but I don't watch current movies too often. To me, Flight is a current movie (if that tells you anything). I got it from Netflix and watched it last week. I've wanted to see...
Review: The Sense of an Ending
Review: The Shining (audio)
Review: Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
Giveaway: The Lost Art of Mixing
Review: Flight Behavior
The No Stress, No Fuss, Read-Along: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle...
It's only January but already, everyone seems to have read-alongs on the brain. They can be a lot of fun but they can also be a lot of work and for me, that takes the fun out of them. For thi...