Literary Destinations: Has a Book Ever Inspired You to Travel?

| Jun 7 | 6 Comments

William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, will tour Canada this summer, and the newlyweds plan to spend two days on Prince Edward Island. Reportedly, this stop was added because the Anne of Green Gables series, which is set on the picturesque island, were Kate’s favorite books when she was growing up. I love this story because it sounds like Kate is a […]


2009’s Holiday Haul

| Jan 5 | 0 Comments

I must have been good last year because Santa brought me lots of books for Christmas. I thought I would share some of the wonderful books I received as gifts this holiday season: Pride & Prejudice (Graphic Novel) by Nancy Butler, Jane Austen, and Hugo Petrus I love Pride & Prejudice so I was very happy to find this book under the tree this year! […]


Friday News Roundup, November 6, 2009

| Nov 5 | 2 Comments

Here are some book related stories that have been in the news this week: Entertainment Weekly has the first chapter of the Twilight parody, Nightlight. (EW) Mattie Stepanek‚Äôs mother, Jeni, has written a new book about his life. Good Morning America has an excerpt. (GMA) Are ebooks and the price war changing the publishing industry? (PBS) The family of Stieg Larsson, author of The Girl […]