Kickin’ it old school

You know you’re a geek when you’re no longer in school but you drop big bucks on two textbooks and can’t wait for them to be delivered. Check out what I ordered (and yes, I’m ridiculously anxious for them to get here): Practical Homicide...

I’m not a traitor

I swear I’m not.  I still love the smell, the feel, the weight, the crispness, the colors, and the fact that you can dog-ear the pages.  I love the way they look on my shelves.  I love collecting fancy and not-so-fancy bookmarks for the sole...

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...

More ramblings On Writing

 (This is just one shelf of Stephen King’s stuff.  There are two more.) Just finished my third read of ON WRITING and felt compelled to ramble on a little more. As I mentioned in my original post, someone gave me this book a long time ago, knowing that...

Top ten pet peeves about books

10.  Books printed in tiny font.  This isn’t an issue with the mass market books produced now, because they’re bigger.  But I have a lot of older mass market books from a few years ago that are hard to read because the font is so small....