24
SEP
2013

The Spectacular Now

I haven’t done a one-off book rec in a long time, but that’s changing today. Because I  haven’t stopped thinking about Tim Tharp’s The Spectacular Now since I put it down last week, and then yesterday I saw the movie and was hit with the feels all over...
01
SEP
2013

What I’m Reading: August

Another month has come and gone. It’s September, and school is back in session, which reminds me… If you’re a teacher or librarian, I am giving away hardcover copies of TAKEN for your school/library/classroom. Enter to win here. Also, if you are a Harry Potter...
01
AUG
2013

What I’m Reading: July edition

Finally! A month in which I managed to read a decent number of books. Here’s what I enjoyed this July: To start, some nonfiction for a change. Michael Pollan’s IN DEFENSE OF FOOD is an illuminating read. The mantra, printed right on the cover, is simple: Eat food. Not...
01
JUL
2013

What I’m Reading: June Edition (plus a giveaway!)

I spent the first half of June on the road for the YAGB Tour, and the second half, unfortunately, wasn’t filled with a ton of reading. (More on that later). But first, the two books I did get to this past month: Having heard so many amazing things about Megan Whalen...
01
JUN
2013

What I’m Reading: May Edition

I’m actually at BEA right now, but because technology is fancy, I wrote this before hitting the road and set it to auto-publish. Win! That said, I spent most of May recovering from TAKEN’s launch, slogging my way through book three’s first draft (there is still...
01
MAY
2013

What I’m Reading: April edition (plus the #TakenWithTAKEN winners)

How on earth is it May already?! I swear, April passed by in the time it takes to blink. If you follow this blog, you know I’ve had a super busy month, and that didn’t leave much down time for reading. Here are the three books I read in April: Natalie Whipple’s...