Category Archives: Books

So I Read J.K. Rowling’s ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling…’

…and it’s really good!  I love mystery stories of any kind.  I think it’s because I grew up on Encyclopedia Brown then went onto Nancy Drew then the Agatha Christie books, Sherlock Holmes and so on.  I have always loved … Continue reading

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J.K. Rowling has a crime novel out under a fake name.

Um, guys, I just saw on The Leaky Cauldron that J.K. Rowling secretly published a crime novel under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith on April 30! And according to the reviews on Amazon, it’s not bad at all. The book is … Continue reading

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Check Out “The Ultimate Guide to a Healthy Body Image” FREE

Happy Sunday, everyone!  My parents are in town right now and it’s been so crazy busy at work that my “creative time” aka blogging time has suffered.  I’m just so pooped by the end of the day!  Anyway, I’ll be … Continue reading

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Ummm yes.

J.K. Rowling’s new book, “The Casual Vacancy” is going to be released September 27, 2012!  Squee.  Don’t mind if I do pre-order it on Amazon 5 months early.  I just wish it was coming out in the summertime and not … Continue reading

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Chatty Monday

Oh, Monday.  I have such a love/hate relationship with Mondays.  I hate them because it means the start of another work week, but I love them because they tend to be the “quietest” day of my week.  Most people get … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2

Okay, so I’m four days after the fact, but whatever.  I’ve been busy busy busy preparing to leave for San Diego Comic Con 2011 today! Woot. So Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.  Jay and I did a … Continue reading

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Just What I Needed!

I just got a lovely surprise in the mail: I don’t know who sent me this, so I don’t know how else to say thank you other than say it to a broad audience and hope that you see it … Continue reading

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Finished The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

*Trying to keep this spoiler free despite a joke I make early on* I finished reading The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo last night.  I liked it very much.  I must say that I did guess the antagonist early on … Continue reading

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Borders employees still have a sense of humor

This sign posted on the front of a closing Borders Books store in Chicago makes me chuckle: Well played, sir(s?).  Well played. [Source] Tweet

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yes yes yes yes yes!

I wrote about this ages ago but I TOTALLY FORGOT that there was a new Sweet Valley book coming out!  Or rather, it came out yesterday.  Sweet Valley Confidential takes place 10 years after Sweet Valley Highended so Jessica and … Continue reading

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