My Lighthouse

The sky is dark by the time I begin writing each night. Of course I steal words throughout the day, but most of my writing and editing happens when the kids are in bed and my thoughts aren’t competing with constant questions and spontaneous hugs ....more

Book Review: The Drowning House – Elizabeth Black

Title: The Drowning House Author: Elizabeth Black ISBN: 9780385535861 Pages: 288 Release Date: January 15, 2013 Publisher: Nan A. Talese Genre: Literary Fiction, Literary Mystery Source: Publisher Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Summary: ...more

James and the Giant Peach; Peach Juice Recipe

'It was quite a large hole, the sort of thing an animal about the size of a fox might have made.James knelt down in front of it, and poked his head and shoulders inside.He crawled in.He kept on crawling.This isn’t a hole, he thought excitedly. It’s a tunnel!...more

Cute Picture Spoiler for Episode 4 of Flower Boy Next Door (4 comments)

While Flower Boy Next Door hasn’t hooked me quite like I wanted it to, I really appreciate how it adds to the K-drama world by being so unassuming in its own quirks. This drama doesn’t try too hard is how … Continue reading → ...more

Weekly Book Giveaway: <i>Spring Fever</i>, by Mary Kay Andrews

This week's Book Giveaway title is Mary Kay Andrews's Spring Fever. (Our review will go up tomorrow.) To enter, just send us an e-mail connected to a valid address. Complete rules and regulations can be found here ....more

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry By Rachel Joyce Random House, July 24, 2012 336 Pages ISBN-13: 978-0812993295 Got it from: The Library ...more

REVIEW: The Islanders, by Christopher Priest

The Islanders, by Christopher Priest. Published 2012 by Gollancz. ...more

School 2013: Episode 12

Things accelerate in this episode, which is much appreciated since I thought last week was spinning its wheels in place a bit. It wasn’t entirely at a standstill, but it was slowing down and I was feeling it. This episode brings things back into action in a big way, with some glimpses of hope in sight for some characters and major shake-ups for others. ...more

Flower Boy Next Door: Episode 3

Now that introductions are out of the way, we get to watch everyone’s peaceful lives get spun around by the Enrique the Energizer Bunny, and we find out that our heroine isn’t the only silent lurker with a crush, and that she’s also not the only one with a broken heart. Turns out it’s an entire neighborhood filled with lonely hearts, behind every door ....more

At Least There Are Some Silver Linings...

I hesitate to refer to this Trey situation as a missed opportunity, because that implies that I'd have liked to see more of Trey, and Trey and Kristina, and Trey and Connie, and I can honestly assure you that that is the opposite of the case; in the months that he's been on the show, the writing he's received has improved enough to take him from aggressively douchey to mildly irritating, but he never quite landed on entertaining. So it's ...more