Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and The Phantom Tollbooth for adults. This one tickles.
Bread and butter.
Sydney Carton, in any form and incarnation, will never, ever fail to make me cry.
Reading Challenger Deep left me raw.
Taking inspiration from The Broke and the Bookish today! It’s all so romantical, or my Top Ten OTPs.
A legacy of abuse, the destructive power of grief, the healing power of truth. Bitterblue gets me where it hurts.
As we wrap up the year, I thought I ought to take the time to make note of the best things to have come into my life in 2015.
Strange Sweet Song by Adi Rule is a beautiful, lyrical, wonderful book, and I’m not just saying so because I acquired and edited this book for St. Martin’s Griffin.
Holy moly, it has been…a shamefully long time since I’ve last updated my blog. There are several reasons for this, not the least of which has been how busy I’ve been this past year. Still, I would be remiss in my duties if I didn’t include at least one “best of” list. Most of my reading was for work, but I managed to squeeze in a few for pleasure. Not many, but a few.
According to this this test, I average about 1200 words per minute when it comes to reading. This means I can read War and Peace in about 8 hours, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in about 1 hour, and various and sundry other things quickly. Good to know I was born to be an editor.
JJ: For the longest time I’ve spelled it “doughnut” but everyone said that was archaic and/or wrong. “Donut” still looks weird. WICKED COOL RILEY: I only use “donut” because of Dunkin Donuts. I sort of prefer the archaic spelling. JJ: I’m almost positive all doughnut places spell it “donut”. But I think there was a book I read as a kid that spelled it “doughnut”, so it stuck in my brain that way. WICKED COOL […]