Bookish Lust

I’m obsessed. Whether this is a healthy thing, I’m not sure. All I know is that every time I hear about a new book, my toes tingle. Then when I see it sitting elegantly upon the shelf, I want to run my fingers across the silkiness of its spot gloss lamination. I’m...

Reaching out to bloggers: How to get book reviews

by Sarah Burningham So, you want to get your book reviewed on some blogs. Here’s a step-by-step guide with tips for reaching out to bloggers and making good connections. As an author, you should: Read blogs. Lots of them. Every day. Make a list of the blogs you...

The Unfinished Angel

The Unfinished Angel There are so few books that have touched me deeply enough that I couldn’t imagine my life without having read them: The Alchemist, The Little Prince, The Graveyard Book. And now, I add to that list The Unfinished Angel by Sharon Creech. The...

Love has everything to do with it

I just read something that upset me enough that I need to rant. I did so in the comments section of the blog on which it was posted, but I thought it important enough to share here as well. The blog post, entitled, What’s Love Got to Do with It? is ripe with the...

The Maze Runner

Dun dun duuuun. That’s really how they should have ended The Maze Runner, first book in The Maze Runner trilogy by James Dashner. Instead they concluded with a boring “End of Book One.” Now here’s the thing. The Maze Runner is a...