Shameless Promotion: The Jessica Darling Series

Long before Stephenie Meyer dreamed up her vampire heart-throb, Edward Cullen, there was Megan McCafferty’s tempting-yet-forbidden Marcus Flutie.  I first met Marcus in 2001, while browsing in Books-A-Million in Florida.  He was tucked away in the pages of a novel with a splashy cover that […]

Read more

Review: American Wife

Title: American Wife Author: Curtis Sittenfeld Genre: Fiction; 558 pages* Publication: 9/2/2008 Publisher: Random House Rating: 2 Bookmarks Though this book has been in print for a while and reviews abound, here’s my take. American Wife is loosely based on the life of former First Lady Laura Bush.  […]

Read more

It just makes me sick!

Growing up, my appetite for reading was insatiable.  At night, I read under the cover of darkness with a pen light.  I read while tanning at the beach.  I tried to read at the dining room table during dinner, but my Puritanical father forbade it.  I read during classes, hiding paperbacks […]

Read more