Read Alert: FrockOut 2012

There's not really anything that nerdy about reading. In fact, I consider it a particularly fashionable pastime, one that's been chic since the beginning and will remain so until the end of time. Books and...

Read Alert: Catching Fire

Okay. Okaayyyy. I know I kind of repented for my sins after I read the first of the Hunger Games trilogy. I said I was sorry for putting off the read for so long, for slapping the Hunger Games trend in the...

Read Alert: The House at Sea’s End

Oh, how I love a good murder mystery. Even the cheesy kind. And even the wonderfully written kind--I've everything Agatha Christie ever wrote on my bookshelf. So I'm sure you can imagine my excitement when I...

Read Alert: Words Upon Words

I'm a sucker for a new journal at the beginning of the year. A new year, a new me, new thoughts--all to be captured on the pages of some pretty new journal. So when these popped into my inbox last week, I was...

Read Alert: Kindle

I haven't been on-board with e-readers from the beginning. I'm a traditionalist in that right, and there's nothing better than cracking the spine and sniffing the pages of a brand new book. However, I was...

Read Alert: Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Rarely, but sometimes, I'll see a movie before reading the book. And until my husband and I watched the Swedish versions of the Girl With the Dragon Tattoo movies, I hadn't really even paid attention to the...

Read Alert: Hunger Games

I know. I was absent last week. I was caught up, and it's what I was caught up in that will shock you considering I all but condemned this particular series just a few weeks ago. But nonetheless, I'm prepared...

Read Alert: Books on Display

You know the scene in Beauty and the Beast where Belle goes gliding across the bookstore on the sliding ladder? I want that to be me some day. This time of year, I'm particularly obsessed with the condition...