Tuck Everlasting: Would you Drink the Water?

For some reason; while I read voraciously as a young kid I never got around to reading this book. Which is odd because it was one of the most popular books of my time; I remember seeing all of my

Tuck Everlasting: Would you Drink the Water?

For some reason; while I read voraciously as a young kid I never got around to reading this book. Which is odd because it was one of the most popular books of my time; I remember seeing all of my

Candide: it was really for the best.

It’s been at least two months since I’ve read Candide, and still it’s taken me forever to be able to blog about it. It’s one of those deceptively simple stories that you look at, and think, “Oh! Obviously I could

Candide: it was really for the best.

It’s been at least two months since I’ve read Candide, and still it’s taken me forever to be able to blog about it. It’s one of those deceptively simple stories that you look at, and think, “Oh! Obviously I could

Dracula: good guy gone bad or bag guy gone interesting?

Just in time for Halloween….   Dracula by Bram Stoker was a book that I started with apprehension. First off, if you’ve followed my blog from the beginning you know just how much I hated the novel From Dracula with

Dracula: good guy gone bad or bag guy gone interesting?

Just in time for Halloween….   Dracula by Bram Stoker was a book that I started with apprehension. First off, if you’ve followed my blog from the beginning you know just how much I hated the novel From Dracula with

City of Ember: light, dark, and literature.

City of Ember, the first book in a series of four by the illustrious and always creative Jeanne DuProu, is a great science fiction post-apocalyptic book. I don’t know why I’ve been hooked on these recently; I think that maybe

City of Ember: light, dark, and literature.

City of Ember, the first book in a series of four by the illustrious and always creative Jeanne DuProu, is a great science fiction post-apocalyptic book. I don’t know why I’ve been hooked on these recently; I think that maybe

American Psycho: how violent is too violent?

I’m a huge fan of violent, darker, books and TV shows. For example, one of my all time favorite TV show is Dexter. I love Dexter. I love the questions of morality, philosophy, and psychology that Dexter constantly provokes; not

American Psycho: how violent is too violent?

I’m a huge fan of violent, darker, books and TV shows. For example, one of my all time favorite TV show is Dexter. I love Dexter. I love the questions of morality, philosophy, and psychology that Dexter constantly provokes; not

Railsea; Riding the Rails of Imagination.

Gah. Recently (think two months) I moved into a gorgeous centennial home that’s really close to where I work. As in, I can walk to work close. Which is really convenient. But even more so is the fact that I

Railsea; Riding the Rails of Imagination.

Gah. Recently (think two months) I moved into a gorgeous centennial home that’s really close to where I work. As in, I can walk to work close. Which is really convenient. But even more so is the fact that I

Arlene Sardine and the Heroes that have to Die

This has got to be one of my favorite picture books of all time. I love this book. I own this book. My only lamentation is that when I went to a Chris Rashka conference, I didn’t have this book

Arlene Sardine and the Heroes that have to Die

This has got to be one of my favorite picture books of all time. I love this book. I own this book. My only lamentation is that when I went to a Chris Rashka conference, I didn’t have this book