August '14 Favorites

August has gone, and it turned into a comics reading extravaganza! I downed quite a few books in August, despite my slump, so I'm just showing you my favorites of the bunch. Girl Scouts who do Kung Fu? ...more

Blog Different

I posted this weekend about getting over a reading slump. But that's only half the truth. The truth is that I'm bored with book blogging ....more

Advanced Review: The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters

Ever since I picked up The Little Stranger...more

Getting Over the Slump Hump

How many times can one slump in a year? I'm not sure but a whole damn bunch. As I was telling a group of my blogging buddies recently, I'm keeping up with my goal numbers for the year, but my reading is done in serious fits and starts ....more

RIP IX Begins!

Readers Imbibing Peril IX!!!! Can you believe it? Whew! ...more

Dewey's Read-a-Thon, Behind the Scenes

It's time again! The behind-the-scenes planning for Dewey's Read-a-Thon is underway. This event just seems to get bigger every year ....more

Reviewletts: Undertaking Lily and Tell the Wolves

I'm back with another couple of reviewletts today! This is just how lazy I am about writing indvidual reviews for books. But don't you think it's a good idea sometimes? ...more

When One Reading Event Closes, Another Opens

It's almost September 1, y'all! That means #EstellaProject Season 2 is winding down. I managed to read two books toward my goal of three: East of Eden...more

Comics Reviewletts: Lumberjanes, Ms. Marvel, Locke and Key

I've been reading LOTS of comics lately. Let's call it homework for Panels, shall we? At any rate, it's the most fun I've had doing homework since grad school (when I also studied comics)....more

It's Monday! And the First Day of School!

It's the first day back to school in my neck of the woods! While Greyson is in school all year--he attends pre-school at the university where I work--today is the day that students are back on campus, more of his pre-school friends will be back, and they'll get going on some serious pre-K curriculum. He's gonna be TIRED tonight!I got some fantabulous Bout of Books reading done last week and over the weekend ....more