31
DEC
2011

What I’m Reading: December Edition

It’s the end of 2011! Thanks to a long week of vacation between Christmas and New Years, I managed to get through a decent number of books this month. Here’s what I read: WHY WE BROKE UP by Daniel Handler and illustrated by Maira Kalman. Min and Ed were an improbably...
01
DEC
2011

What I’m Reading: November Edition

November was a very busy month and it seems like it flew by. How is it already December? Seriously, some one consult a calendar and tell me how this happened. I only got through four books this month, but seeing how I also had to turn in my second round of revisions on TAKEN, I...
28
NOV
2011

What I’m Reading: THE SCORPIO RACES by Maggie Stiefvater

This book slayed me. It cut my heart out of my chest and left me breathless. What an absolutely beautiful story about love and sacrifice and the things that bind us together. Summary from the inside jacket: It happens at the star of every November: the Scorpio Races. Riders...
21
NOV
2011

On book ratings (the one-to-five star variety)

I recently went onto goodreads and deleted every rating I had ever given a book. Crazy? Let me explain. Giving a book a rating that can fall into only one of five categories is, at least for me, one of the most ridiculous processes ever. First of all, how often in life do you...
01
NOV
2011

What I’m Reading: October Edition

For those of you following me on Twitter, you know I have been without power since Saturday. Hooray, Snowtober! In some wonderful stroke of genius (read: luck), I had drafted this review post on Friday before the storm, and was able to quickly push it live from work today. This...
28
OCT
2011

What I’m Reading: DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE by Laini Taylor

A story so delightfully weird, wonderfully strange, and masterfully written, that you trust the author entirely and devour ever word as though it were fact. Summary from the inside jacket: All around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged...