Category Archive: Reading

Origami for Skylark!

As part of the Freedom for Skylark contest (open through the 27th!), I’m posting the excellent entries for the grand prize of a hardcover copy of the book plus some authentic, Skylark-esque themed… Continue reading

I smell a new YA dystopia…

So I’ve been reading a lot of YA dystopia lately.  I think it’s my new favorite genre.  (A few examples from my kindle: Birthmarked by Caragh M. O’Brien, Unwind by Neal Shusterman, The… Continue reading

Dear Mom, Take 2

You asked me to update you if any of the books I’m reading “for the foreign service” struck me as particularly interesting.  And I’m telling you to go buy this book or make… Continue reading

Dear Mom

Go read Catching Fire, the sequel to the Hunger Games, right now.  You asked me to give you my recommendation.  There it is.  It’s that good. And everyone else who wants a friggin’… Continue reading

Holy guacamole.

If you’ve been wondering why I haven’t blogged very much lately, it’s because not too much has happened.  Since Oita, I’ve been wiling away the hours on the internet, at the beach, alternatively… Continue reading

Giving it a Go

  Well, so I’m reading Twilight. I have friends in both camps about this book–friends whose opinions I trust.  On the one hand, there’s the “It reads like a badly written, Mary Sue,… Continue reading