Archives for August 2011

Review: Pretty: A Novel by Jillian Lauren

Title: Pretty: A Novel Author: Jillian Lauren Genre/Pages: Fiction/288 Publisher: Plume Release Date: August 30, 2011 Rating: 1 bookmark (not my cup of cocoa) Source: Publisher Natalie’s One-Sentence Synopsis:  Beth “Bebe” Baker hops a bus out of Toledo bound for California, pinning her salvation on Aaron, a fledgling musician, who drags her down into the primordial […]

Interview: Megan McCafferty and the Wonders of Pineville (in photos!)

The Champagne of Propane.  The dinosaur.  Der Wunder Wiener.  The white Volkswagen Beetle perched atop an auto body shop. Fans of Megan McCafferty’s Jessica Darling series will recognize these landmarks as stops on Marcus Flutie’s Five Wonders of Pineville tour. This Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the release of Sloppy Firsts, and we’re going […]

PLANNERGATE 2011: A Resolution

So, last week I spent a few hundred words crowing about my dream planner–the Blue Sky 8×10 Susy Jack Academic School Year planner–and then lamented the fact it was out of stock and not to be found in any store that was supposed to carry it.  Your support and suggestions were very helpful–those were some […]