Vlog #2: Vampires and Tattoos

Welcome to my second video blog! Big thanks to Caitlin and Lydia K., whose questions I’ve answered in this week’s vlog: So? Dish. What’s the dumbest thing YOU’VE ever done? Note: I’ll be on a blog hiatus for the rest of the summer....

Novel Films Blogfest

Ever wonder what your fellow blog friend sounds like in real life? Click HERE to see my first one-minute vlog, in which I manage not to swear once (at least not in the final, edited version). Admittedly, I’m not much of a joiner when it comes to blogfests...

The Kite Runner: A Review

Today across the blogosphere, in support of Banned Books Week, hundreds and hundreds of bloggers are reviewing a banned or challenged book they’ve read.  Well, I’ve made no secret of the fact that I suck at reviews (in fact, I hate them – they remind me of...

Hungry for more

I admit it, I don’t read a lot of YA, but I am an unabashed fan of Suzanne Collins’ HUNGER GAMES trilogy.  Count me in as one of the many fans eagerly awaiting the third book, MOCKINGJAY, which will be released on August 24th.  Yes, I’ve pre-ordered...

Top ten movies I liked just as much as the books

Holy crap, there are movies I liked JUST AS MUCH as the books?  A rare statement from a writer, to be sure, but sometimes Hollywood gets it right. Sometimes. Here are my top 10 picks (and before you think mean thoughts, this does not mean I liked the movies better. ...