I started 2011 with the goal to blog about 52 books in 52 weeks. I’ve just finished my promised 52 books, and it looks like I still have a few weeks left in the year. I seriously thought about quitting the project at this point. After all, I did complete my goal, but what’s a […]

America Pacifica by Anna North

52 in my 2011 book blogging challenge. America Pacifica is yet another disappointment. It’s the tale of a young woman living in an apocalyptic, dystopian world in which North America has been frozen out by an ice age, and a group of refugees has built up a society on a volcanic island somewhere out in […]

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

51 in my 2011 book blogging challenge. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children was disappointing. I say that because I loved the concept of the book so much I expected to be blown away. I wasn’t. I thought this was a brilliant idea told with average delivery. Jacob is a young man who spends his […]

The End (Sort of) of an Era #photoaday #project365

197 of 365. “Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean it is not real?” ~Albus Dumbledore to Harry in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling. I saw the last Harry Potter movie today, thus ending my summertime tradition of awaiting the next treat […]