Books, For Readers

SUPER Book-Sloth Saturday, #4

Well, hello sloth-like beings! I hope you’re reading this while snuggled up on the couch in your favorite flannel onesie as you (if you’re in the U.S.) scrape that last bit of pumpkin pie off your protruding belly. (Save that good stuff for later!) You may be looking at the title of this post in… Continue reading SUPER Book-Sloth Saturday, #4

Books, For Readers

Book-Sloth Saturday(ish), #3

Greetings fellow imbibers of inertia! Welcome back to our weekly round-up of reading lassitude.  Please note that the "(ish)" in today’s Book-Sloth Saturday(ish) title stands for, “Yes, I know it’s not Saturday!" However, the reason this post is late is the direct result of some serious sloth-like reading behavior. Just like a sloth will close… Continue reading Book-Sloth Saturday(ish), #3

Books, For Readers

Book-Sloth Saturday, #2

Hello, fellow lazy bums! We're back at it for another Saturday of reading and lying around for so long that plants actually start to grow on our skin. (This is a real sloth thing - look it up.) Since it's now August, all of the teachers out there are currently staring at the calendar while… Continue reading Book-Sloth Saturday, #2

Books, Writing

It Only Takes One Yes — Guest Post, By Erika Marks

In honor of  the release of Erika Marks's debut novel, LITTLE GALE GUMBO (yes, today's the day!!!), I'm re-posting the essay she wrote for my Get Inspired series back in January. Please read/re-read, and then run out and pick up your copy of LITTLE GALE! Happy book birthday to a wonderfully talented and supportive writing friend. Enjoy your day, Erika! ********** It… Continue reading It Only Takes One Yes — Guest Post, By Erika Marks

Books, Writing

The Reader’s Heart — It Wants Too Much

The weather is finally starting to warm up (sort of), and I've already been blinded by my first deathly pale, well-fed belly of the season (sadly, true). These two indicators, along with the increased unruliness of school-aged children everywhere, all mean one thing: The final movie of the Harry Potter franchise will soon be in theaters! Oh, and it's also almost summer.… Continue reading The Reader’s Heart — It Wants Too Much