09
FEB
2011

What I’m Reading: ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS by Stephanie Perkins

People said this book was sweet and romantic. They weren’t kidding. Summary from the inside jacket: Anna was looking forward to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. So she’s less than...
15
JAN
2011

What I’m Reading: HOW I LIVE NOW by Meg Rosoff

I’d heard lots of amazing things about this book. It was about time I picked it up. Summary from the inside jacket: This is a story about love. It’s also a story about hate, which is why I left New York in the first place. You don’t fly halfway across the world...
03
JAN
2011

What I’m Reading: HATE LIST by Jennifer Brown

This was quite a ride. An emotional one, too. Summary from the inside jacket: Five months ago, Valerie Leftman’s boyfriend, Nick, opened fire on their school cafeteria. Shot trying to stop him, Valerie inadvertently saved the life of a classmate, but was implicated in the...
19
NOV
2010

What I’m Reading: LOOKING FOR ALASKA by John Green

I’ve read a few books by the talented John Green. This one is my favorite. Summary from the inside jacket: Before. Miles ‘Pudge’ Halter is done with his safe life at home. His whole life has been one big non-event, and his obsession with famous last words has...
03
NOV
2010

Finding a critique partner is kind of like…

…blind dating. Not that I’d actually know – I’ve never been on a blind date. But even without any credentials to be making this statement, I deem them similar. » Step One Try to narrow your pool of candidates by “interests” (writing for your same audience and at least...
02
OCT
2010

What I’m Reading: FEED by M.T. Anderson

Holy crap. This book was amazing. I read the entire thing in two short wholesale jerseys sittings, but not Paul because it was overly my simplistic or juvenile. I just couldn’t put it down. It was that good. Summary from the inside jacket: “We went to the moon to have...