New Book Releases September 2010

| Sep 1 | 3 Comments

September is here and that means the beginning of the fall publishing season. There are new books coming from John Stewart, James Patterson, and Janet Evanovich, plus two big authors—Audrey Niffenegger and Diana Gabaldon—are releasing graphic novels in September. The upcoming book I’m looking forward to the most is David Sedaris’ new book of animal fables, which will be out at the end of the […]


Kristen’s Favorite Audiobooks

| Jun 25 | 4 Comments

The month of June is National Audiobook Month and Jen at Devourer of Books is hosting daily discussions of audiobooks all this week. I’m a huge audiobook addict and you might have noticed that many of the book reviews Jose and I do are of audiobooks. We started listening to them a few years ago to make our respective commutes to work go by faster. […]


Mr. Rochester Voted Most Romantic Hero in Literature

| Oct 20 | 1 Comment

Mr. Rochester, from Charlotte Bronte’s novel Jane Eyre, has been voted the most romantic hero in literature in a new poll by Mills and Boon. I guess some women like their romantic heroes dark and brooding with an insane wife locked up in the attic. Crazy wife aside, Mr. Rochester is just too moody and arrogant for my taste. My top pick would be Mr. […]


Ten Spooky Books to Read for Halloween

| Oct 18 | 0 Comments

Halloween is only a few weeks away and here in Michigan the leaves are starting to change and there’s a chill in the air. It’s perfect weather for curling up with a cup of tea and a good book. In honor of Halloween, here’s a list of spooky/mystery/supernatural stories you may enjoy: Just After Sunset by Stephen King This collection of 13 short stories ranges […]


HER FEARFUL SYMMETRY by Audrey Niffenegger [Review]

| Oct 12 | 0 Comments

What do a haunted apartment, a cemetery, two sets of eccentric twin sisters, an agoraphobic obsessive compulsive, and the Little Kitten of Death have in common? These are the peculiar things that come together in Her Fearful Symmetry, the second novel by Audrey Niffenegger. As you can probably guess, it’s a unique novel filled with quirky characters and not all of them are amongst the […]


New Book Releases for September 2009

| Sep 2 | 0 Comments

September is going to be a great month for book lovers. Dan Brown’s latest book has been getting all the press, but there are a lot of long anticipated books coming out this fall. Take a look at the September releases I think you’ll be interested in: Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin (Order on Amazon) Available September 8, 2009 From […]


THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE Book by Audrey Niffenegger [Review]

| Jul 4 | 7 Comments

Once in a while I read a book that is so original, touching, or thought-provoking that it stays with me long after I’ve finished reading. The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger is the perfect example of a book like this because it is all of these things and more. It tells the love story of Henry and Clare and how they maintain a relationship […]