In Talking as Fast as I Can, Lauren Graham hits pause for a moment and looks back on her life, sharing laugh-out-loud stories about growing up, starting out as an actress, and, years later, sitting in her trailer on the Parenthood set and asking herself, “Did you, um, make it?” She opens up about the… Continue reading Talking as Fast as I can by Lauren Graham
After watching the Dr. Who Christmas Special last night, my husband and I sat around for an hour musing about who we might want to see portray the Doctor at some point. It started off as a joke of sorts, mentioning people who would be absolutely hilarious to play the role, but it quickly turned… Continue reading Dr. Who?
Teddy Tremble is nearing forty and has settled into a comfortable groove, working at a stuffy law firm and living in a downtown apartment with a woman he thinks he might love. Sure, his days aren’t as exciting as the time he spent as the lead singer of Tremble, the rock band known for its… Continue reading Thank You, Goodnight by Andy Abramowitz
Librarian Janet Johnson is puzzled when she is invited—and practically dragged—to her first meeting of the Rejected Writers’ Book Club. This quirky group of women would much rather celebrate one another’s rejected manuscripts over cups of tea and slices of lemon cake than actually publish a book. But good friends are exactly what Janet needs… Continue reading The Rejected Writers’ Book Club by Suzanne Kelman
If you are as obsessed about coffee as I am, you often find yourself wondering how other people like to drink their coffee. And by other people, I mean some of the characters (I like to call them friends) from the best movies of all time. That would be Harry Potter, of course. And if… Continue reading Characters & Coffee: Harry Potter Edition
For his whole life, the boy has lived underground, in a basement with his parents, grandmother, sister, and brother. Before he was born, his family was disfigured by a fire. His sister wears a white mask to cover her burns. He spends his hours with his cactus, reading his book on insects, or touching the… Continue reading The Light of Fireflies by Paul Pen
I was perusing my to-read list on Goodreads the other day and noticed something very interesting about the book covers of so many of the books listed on there. So many of them were more muted, like pastels and the like. Colors that I use in decorating and even wear – soft shades of pink,… Continue reading Judging Books by Their Cover Color