Books to the Sky

“Books to the ceiling, Books to the sky, My pile of books is a mile high. How I love them! How I need them! I'll have a long beard by the time I read them.” ― Arnold Lobel

The Heist



I love the Stephanie Plum series of  books by Janet Evanovich. They  make me literally laugh out loud, frequently. So now my husband sees Janet Evanovich’s  name on a book and automatically buys it. Most of her other books are enjoyable but they don’t necessarily have the same quality that the Plum books have. However, her collaboration with Lee Goldberg is smart, funny, and brings across that indefinable quality. Read the rest of this entry »

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Every Day


After reading this review for Every Day over at sleeps with notebooks, I immediately went in search of this book. I’m glad I did. David Levithan has written an engaging book with a unique perspective. Read the rest of this entry »


Must Love Hellhounds


Acid blood, demonic eyes, nine inch fangs, lovable, gigantic, three-headed, serpentine tongues, shape shifting, mischievous. Four different stories, four different takes on hellhounds. Intriguing concepts and the entries in this anthology fit well together.

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Shapeshifters Anonymous



The very accurate tagline for this short story is “paranormal can be funny.”  In this case paranormal is laugh out loud funny, strange, and very worth the quick read.

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