Just For Fun Friday: Happy Book Lover’s Day!

Friends! Not only is it Friday, but it is also August 9th - officially Book Lover's Day. Since my life practically revolves around reading books and writing this blog, every day is Book Lover's Day in my world. But is wonderful to come together in a spirit of camaraderie with fellow bibliophiles and collectively acknowledge … Continue reading Just For Fun Friday: Happy Book Lover’s Day!

Just For Fun Friday: Literary History UK Style

One of the great personal tragedies of 2013 has been the departure of one of my very best friends, Lauren, to the exotic climes of Singapore. We have shared many memorable and completely bizarre experiences, not least a somewhat spontaneous backpacking trip through the Baltics. In mid-February. Among the greatest memories we share, however, are … Continue reading Just For Fun Friday: Literary History UK Style

Just for Fun Friday: Writers on Writers Take 2

And so begins the period of aimless wondering. I have cleaned, ironed, been running, watched two seasons of The West Wing, and begun to diminish the book stacks. Still feeling somewhat directionless, I set myself the task of putting together another edition of Just for Fun Friday: Writers on Writers, working through the wonderful Poisoned … Continue reading Just for Fun Friday: Writers on Writers Take 2