Bear's Best of 2015!
As we start to wind down 2015, I've been seeing a lot of best-of lists. You know I need everyone to know what I think. So here are mine. My favorite books published in 2015. I'm ready for you, 2016... come at me, brah! Have you ever read a debut novel by an author and saw in stunning clarity the respect and awards in that author's future? Chigozie Obioma's first novel gave me that vision from the first paragraph. [read more] The greatest and most transformative moments i
As the internet exploded last night, you have probably heard about the latest Gilmore girls news. It looks like we'll be getting four 90 minute episodes through Netflix. Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino will be writing and directing the story 8 years after Rory graduated college. Understandably so, there is a lot of conversation going on in the web-o-sphere about what we think our favorite Stars Hollow residents are up to now. But as you know me, I'm interested i
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff This book. This book. This book. To begin with, the tulmultous waters on its cover are indictative of the chaos and insanity with which you'll be met once you open to its pages. This is when I'm a-okay with judging a book by it's cover. This cover is every bit as intriguing and unsettling as the story inside. The interesting thing about this book lies in the point-of-view of the main characters when it comes to each other. Usually, a person