The Casual Vacancy | J. K. Rowling

The Casual Vacancy | J. K. Rowling

I know I'm not the only person on earth to have never read the Harry Potter books, but I'm definitely in the minority.  There are a couple reasons I've never read them, the main one being, it's a big commitment   When (if) I do read them, I'm confident I'll want to just sit and read the whole series continue reading

The Marriage Plot

The Marriage Plot

This Christmas my dad hooked me up with a Kindle Fire; naturally I felt pressure to make my first Kindle purchase a good one!  So I pulled up a few best seller lists and every place I looked I seemed to come across "The Marriage Plot" by Jeffrey Eugenides. I have not read either of his previous continue reading

Star Island

Star Island

Thanks to the brilliant advertising efforts of Barnes and Noble I purchased and read, Star Island by Carl Hiaasen. I had never read one of his books and was surprised to discover that this was the man who wrote Striptease, and series of children’s books; odd mix if you ask me. This was the continue reading

Eat, Pray, Love

Eat, Pray, Love

I started reading “Eat, Pray, Love” by Elizabeth Gilbert because, of course, the movie is about to come out in theaters. I guess I should have realized that this wouldn’t exactly be a peppy, upbeat book because she is dealing with the end of her marriage and going through a tough divorce. With that continue reading