Category Archives: Reading

Better Late than Never: BEA/BookCon 2014 Recap

Here’s a roundup of panels and signings I attended at this year’s BookCon (formerly called BEA’s Power Reader Day) at the Javits Center in New York City. John Grisham in Conversation with Carl Hiaasen These two were great!  Florida crime … Continue reading

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Most Anticipated Reads of 2014

Here’s my running list of books I’m looking forward to in 2014 in order of publication date. 1. January 7th: Fury of the Demon (Kara Gillian #6) by Diana Rowland I need to catch up on this series! Doesn’t the cover … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! +2013 Reading Wrap-up

Happy New Year!  I hope 2014 is a year of many blessings for you and yours! In 2013, I read 45 books for pleasure, which is about on par with previous years.  (In 2012 I read 51, and in 2011 … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Book Festival 2013

I only attended one panel at the Brooklyn Book Festival this year, but it was fantastic! The panelists were Felix Gilman, N.K. Jemisin, and Naomi Novik, and the talk was moderated by Lev Grossman.  The authors read short excerpts from their most recent … Continue reading

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New cover! Night Broken by Patricia Briggs

Night Broken, the eighth book in Patricia Briggs’ Mercy Thompson series, is expected to be released March 4, 2014.  This is one of my favorite urban fantasy series of all time, and I can’t wait to read Night Broken.  Check out the … Continue reading

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New Cover! World After by Susan Ee

World After, the second book in the Penryn & the End of Days series by Susan Ee, is set to be released November 19, 2013.  I can hardly wait!  Read my 5-star review of the first book on Goodreads. In this … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman’s last book signing tour

On Wednesday I attended Neil Gaiman‘s book signing for his new novel The Ocean at the End of the Lane.  He and Erin Morgenstern, author of The Night Circus, talked for about an hour, he read from Ocean, and he answered questions from the audience. … Continue reading

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Books to Screen: World War Z movie release day!

The movie World War Z, starring Brad Pitt, comes out today.  If you haven’t seen it yet, here’s the awesome-looking trailer: The movie is based on the bestselling novel World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks.  It’s an … Continue reading

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BEA 2013 Power Reader Recap

On Saturday, I attended Book Expo America (an annual publishing industry convention, held this year in New York City) as a Power Reader.  The first event I went to was the Adult Book & Author Breakfast where Chris Matthews, Helen Fielding, … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman free short fiction inspired by your tweets

Read A Calendar of Tales by Neil Gaiman for free and see the artwork it has inspired.

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