Every now and then I like to check in to see what people out there are reading. So what about you? What are you reading? I just finished China Mieville’s Embassytown, and will be starting The Invisible Bridge soon.
Books are an incredibly formative part of all of our lives. The books we read as children stick with us forever – many of us can remember trying telekinesis after reading Matilda, imagining living on our own in the wilderness after reading Hatchet or My Side of the Mountain, searching the backs of closets for […]
First up, if you haven’t yet entered your funny scene in the Jacob Wonderbar Funny Writing Contest Spectacular Happening Event, please do so! You have until tomorrow! Do it do it! Meanwhile, this question has not yet been asked on this blog: Which book do you think is the best children’s book of all time? […]
Not favorite character, favorite character name. There are countless great characters in literature. Which of them have the best names? Ishmael? Humbert Humbert? Bilbo Baggins? Or, heck, take your pick from the incredible character names in the Harry Potter universe. Severus Snape? Dolores Umbrage? For me personally, I’m going with Severus Snape. What about you?
Hansel und Gretel One of the interesting aspects of watching my pal/novel Jacob Wonderbar enter the world has been the reaction of the people who reside outside of the book blogosphere. I’ve been living/virtual-breathing in the book world for so long I forget there are adults out there who don’t make a habit of reading […]
First up, speaking of changing lives, there is still time to leave a comment for a great cause! Check out Monday’s post, where every comment means $1.00 for Heifer International. There are many other great blogs participating, and please consider making your own pledge! Whatever amount you decide. Meanwhile, one of the things I love […]