With the number of books I have waiting to be read on my shelf, it's rare that I borrow a book from someone else. Once in a while, though, there's one that a friend will tell me I need to read, one that they say I'll love, and they'll insist that I take it home… Continue reading Book recommendation: Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, by Elizabeth Gilbert
I don't watch a lot of horror movies, but I do watch horror TV shows. Not many of them, but a few. Mostly, though, I satisfy my horror craving by reading books in the genre. You know what's particularly satisfying, though? A horror novel written in a way that has me picturing its scenes as… Continue reading Book recommendation: Clowders, by Vanessa Morgan
We all crave something that makes us feel good once in a while. For me, one of the ways of satisfying that craving is finding a light, romantic, will-they-or-won't-they (you know they will) sort of book. The Geography of You and Me, by Jennifer E. Smith, had been sitting on my shelf for months. I… Continue reading Book recommendation: The Geography of You and Me, by Jennifer E. Smith
I always find little thrills of happiness in Inkheart: details I'd forgotten, literary references I've since come to understand, that sort of thing. There's always something that makes the book worth re-reading.
The Marbury Lens, by Andrew Smith, is perfect if you're looking for something a little bit dark, a little bit literary, and a little bit fantasy.