The New York Times, Jennifer Weiner, Jodi Picoult, and #Franzenfreude

While many of us seem to be getting book information and recommendations from book blogs and other new sources, traditional review outlets like The New York Times still carry influence and weight -- they still matter. To some people, including best-selling authors like Jennifer Weiner and Jodi Picoult, they seem to matter a lot. ...more
I read a few books a week. I tried some of the NY Times books but it felt too much like college ...more

Book Review - House Rules by Jodi Picoult

House Rules by Jodi Picoult About twenty times a day I think, “If I only I knew then what I know now.”  For example, today I thought: ...more

Book Talk: "Change of Heart," by Jodi Picoult

Change of Heart: A Novel Jodi Picoult Washington Square Press, 2008 (Paperback) (ISBN 0743496752 / 9780743496759) Fiction, 480 pages First Sentence: In the beginning, I believed in second chances. ...more

Too many damn good books, not enough time

As I look out my dreary office window this afternoon...and yes, I love winter, but today I feel dreary. My hair also looks dreary, but that's another day, another blog. ...more

I've just added The Reader to my reserve list, based on these comments.

~Denise
BlogHer ...more