The third installment of my “Books as LPs” book review+playlist+album art.
I’ve been meaning to continue my 3-sentence review series that I started in January, but I’ve been so busy with work, class, freelance, and life that I haven’t found the time to read much. I did manage to get through a few books last month (or well into this month actually). Anna Maria’s Needlework […]
Water for Elephants Listen as an old man unfolds a love story spanning several decades. Sprinkle in colorful circus folk. Then wonder if the author had a sudden deadline change when the ending is so abrupt. Fifty Shades of Grey Embarrassed that I read this, but to be fair I skimmed more than 80% of […]
I’ve wanted to read more often for a while, but I didn’t really start working at it until recently, when Mark got me a Kindle Fire for Christmas (thanks, sweetie!). I read four books in January. I almost read 5 books, but Breaking Dawn was so horrible, I couldn’t get past 20 pages (and I was even […]
I’ve become a reading machine — Mark got me a Kindle Fire HD for Christmas, and I’ve been mowing through books like it’s my job. I always loved reading, but, — this may sound terrible — holding books has become tedious to me since my hands are so small, and the books I want to […]
Today’s post comes from my friend (well Blend or Tweep really), Jaci, was kind enough to write a post for you today about librarians. She’s on her way to becoming one. And I’ve thought of becoming one myself. Maybe. It’s on the short list of “What I want to Be When I Grow Up.” She […]
My mom posted a bunch of pictures of my niece on Facebook today, and as usual, they were frighteningly cute. I had to share this one with you — it’s Emee reading to my dog, Barney. He intently listened apparently for quite a while. I don’t think I’m going to get my dog back. Mom […]
Words of wisdom from one of my favorite comediennes and crafter extraordinaires. Amy Sedaris came to ISU last evening for a lecture that was apparently the last in a series. She was talking about her new book, Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People. It’s a book of crafts that is kind of a satire on […]