Category Archives: Books

YALLFest 2013

It was definitely a completely different experience this time around. The first time around, I was a volunteer at the very first one. This time, I could relax because I was just there as a participant and could take it … Continue reading

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Gearing up for Y’ALLFest in Charleston!

I am getting really excited. Not only do I get to go home to visit friends and family but I also get to go to this awesome young adult book festival called Y’ALLFest. There will be tons of authors there … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fangirl

Do you read and/or write fanfiction to your favorite book series? Did you ever feel like people outside of the fandom “just don’t understand”? Welcome to Cath Avery’s world. In Rainbow Rowell’s latest young adult novel, Cath is just starting … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman’s new novel is enthralling

I am always excited when Neil Gaiman publishes a new book. I fell in love with his writing a few years ago. I did not discover the genius of Neil Gaiman until a friend turned me on to him. Now, … Continue reading

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Love is All Around

That great theme song. Those wonderfully written characters. The Mary Tyler Moore Show was a mainstay of my childhood. Even though I was born in the 80s, I was able to enjoy this show because my mother was a Mary … Continue reading

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Upcoming new books

I recently downloaded a sampler of books that have received a lot of buzz for the spring and summer of this year. And I have to say that of the 28 in the sampler, I am looking forward to reading … Continue reading

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Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore: Book Review

Do book lovers and technology enthusiasts have anything in common? Some may think they don’t but this book may just bring them together. A young, unemployed techie finds himself working in a rather unusual bookstore. This store carries rare encoded books that … Continue reading

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I was a shy extrovert..

Many who know me as an adult would scoff at that statement but as a child I had a very outgoing personality but I was very shy and self-conscious. (I still am sometimes especially when speaking in front of large groups.) I was … Continue reading

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Top of the Rock: The Rise and Fall of Must See TV: Book Review

I am a big fan of great comedy and grew up watching many of the hit shows that Warren Littlefield was responsible for on NBC during the 80s and 90s. Top of the Rock: The Rise and Fall of Must … Continue reading

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Book Review- The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

I was delightfully surprised when I started reading Steven Greenblatt’s new book The Swerve: How the World Became Modern. Many have recommended it to me and it sounded like a book I should buy because of its relevance to history, … Continue reading

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