Ghostly by various authors Forget Time Traveler's Wife. Audrey Niffenegger should be better known for her work on Her Fearful Symmetry. Her dark wit, complex characters and beautiful writing are, in my mind, not lauded enough. Bookish people tend to write off (get it?) commercial successes... but there was a reason Time Traveler's Wife did well. And I believe that Her Fearful Symmetry should have given her the same accolades. So I was excited when I learned that the autho
One of my favorite blogs on the Bookternet, The Broke and The Bookish, hosts a weekly link-up every Tuesday with various topics where participants list 10 of... something. I've wanted to join in for awhile... so let's see how this goes! This Tuesday's topic?: Top Ten Places Books Have Made Us Want to Visit 1. Highgate Cemetery in London This was inspired by my reading (and then subsequent re-reading) of Audrey Niffenegger's Her Fearful Symmetry. With a rich history, Highg
So, apparently there is a phenomenon sweeping the nation (and by "nation", I mean a small group of my friends). That phenomenon?
A hair-drying book!
Yes, you read that right. It's a book you read specifically when you're drying your hair. Or, as in the case of my wildly talented friend The Hot Mess Housewife, you have a flat-ironing book (and seriously, check out her Hot Mess blog. If you are interested in sewing, yelling at small children and general wittiness, you'l