Needlessly Controversial

When you find something that should have been simple, but is instead needlessly controversial, how does it make you feel? Empowered? Justified? Angry? Bitter? Frustrated? Deflated? Sad? Not everything in this world has to be everything…sometimes it can just be Read More …

Those Who Tell

Those who tell the stories, create the history. This is of course true for non-fiction, auto (and standard) biographies. But, of course, other styles of writing have their way about them… Fiction, historical fiction, to be specific has a way Read More …

Sort and Resort

Today it was sort and resort, books which we have and have bought, read, enjoyed. Or not. Fiction Non-fiction Historical fiction Biography Thriller Young Adult Romance Picture books Cult classics The Classics Summer reading list Book club picks Loaned two Read More …

Just Missed It

Darn. That was my favorite song from the whole play and I just missed it. That wasn’t the only thing…there was also: the express train home on a Friday night. the car turning in front of you unexpectedly. the text Read More …

What is the Over/Under

It is so much fun to say “What is the over/under?” However, unfortunately, the real meaning of the phrase  doesn’t always apply. If it isn’t a sports reference and there is no “book” established – are you actually saying the Read More …

Filling The Shelves

We spend our time filling the shelves with everything around us with photos, memorabilia and books (oh, and more books.)  The digital age was supposed to help us eliminate paper, but we still love the tangible.  We take tons and Read More …

Maybe You’ll Like This

An interesting world this industry called publishing…in particular, the tagging of books listed as “Maybe you’ll like this…” simply because you’ve purchased this other book. Earlier this year, Harper Lee’s long lost Go Set A Watchman was all the buzz. Read More …