Monday musings

I spent the last few days in Portland, Oregon, and you know there’s no way I can be in Portland and not stop at Powell’s.  The Kindle simply can’t compete with an indie book store the size of a city block, and who doesn’t love the smell of...

Fall of Giants

I got an email from Barnes & Noble the other week telling me that Ken Follett’s latest historical novel was available for pre-order.  I don’t read much historical (okay, I hardly read any), but I did enjoy both The Pillars of the Earth and World...

Top Ten Tuesday: A love letter to my Kindle

My dearest Kindle, We only met three days ago.  You arrived in a nondescript cardboard box that was light as a feather.  I brought you home from the mailbox, eager to meet you.  After all, you were on backorder and I’d been waiting three whole...

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...