I Read Banned Books
When I was in elementary school my best friend and I would
often lament the fact that we didn’t have any causes to fight for. I was oddly
obsessed with the 60’s for an eight-year-old and having grown up in a nice
suburban town in northern New Jersey I genuinely believed that the grown-ups
(who grew up during ...
banned books week
Long Live Vampires!
Temple West’s debut novel Velvet came out on Tuesday, and I could not be more excited for a brand new story centered around vampires to hit the shelves! It has been a really long time since I read a good vampire book. Just a few years ago I couldn’t step into my favorite bookstore or library without picking ...
My Literary Packing List
This week I am off for some holiday travel! My hubby and I will be spending the holidays in England with his family this year. We’ll be taking a short side trip to Belgium for New Year’s Eve where I plan to stuff my face with Belgian chocolate, waffles, and beer before committing to my 2015 resolution to ...
A Dystopian Guide for Survival
A few years ago I was working on a dystopian series which shall remain nameless for the sake of this story. It was a pretty big series for the publisher I worked for at the time and we brought the author to BEA to celebrate. I was very excited to meet her, not only because she was an incredibly interesting ...
The Hunger Games,
The Darkest Minds,
Of All These Things I've Done,
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
I am going to start this post off by sharing a fun fact about myself. For the last four or five years I have sent friends and family Halloween cards instead of Christmas cards. Halloween is hands down my FAVORITE holiday and by far the most wonderful time of the year. I’ve got nothing against the guy in the ...
Trial by Fire,
The Coldest Girl in Cold Town,
Anna Dressed in Blood