01
OCT
2011

What I’m Reading: September Edition

My reading pace was down a bit this month. Work at the day job was incredibly crazy – any of you following me on Twitter know what I’m talking about – and as a result, I got through fewer books than I would have liked. There’s just never enough time! If a magic genie...
30
SEP
2011

What I’m Reading: MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN by Ransom Riggs

Vintage photos so creepily wonderful, you might want to read the book solely for them. Summary from the inside jacket: A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very peculiar photographs. A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying...
01
SEP
2011

What I’m Reading: August Edition

Before I get into this month’s reviews, I wanted to let you all know that I’ve been working on a secret side project with some of my wonderful writing friends (Caroline Richmond, Tracey Neithercott, and Sarah Enni, if you must ask) and I am incredibly excited to share...
16
AUG
2011

What I’m Reading (and a giveaway!): THE GIRL WHO CIRCUMNAVIGATED FAIRYLAND IN A SHIP OF HER OWN MAKING by Catherynne M. Valente

A tale so beautifully entrancing I want to crawl into the book and live in the margins. Summary from the inside jacket: September is a girl who longs for adventure. When she is invited to Fairyland by a Green Wind and a Leopard, well, of course she accepts. (Mightn’t you?)...
02
AUG
2011

What I’m Reading: July Edition

It pains me to do a bulk review post, but the number of books that are stacking up in my “read” pile are currently rivaling my “to be read*” pile, and if I ever want to catch up on my reviews, this is the only option. Actually, if I were to be honest with...
27
JUN
2011

What I’m Reading: SHIP BREAKER by Paolo Bacigalupi

A fast-paced adventure that’s a little too close for comfort. Summary from the inside jacket: In America’s Gulf Coast region, where grounded oil tankers are being broken down for parts, Nailer, a teenage boy, works the light crew, scavenging for copper wiring just to...