What is it about a glass of wine, a book and a nostalgic song that creates the perfect sense of serenity? I'm not sure, but it certainly was the cure for my bad temper after an odd search for a book at the Miami airport.
Books make me happy in a way that may confuse many people. It's a kind of obsessive, craving love that would be unhealthy if it were directed at a human.
Recently, I've been thinking about TV show adaptations of books. Has there ever been a TV adaptation as good as or, dare I say better than, the book? Let's find out...
Baby, it's cold outside. Therefore, I'm choosing the best therapy for the cold I know, books! Here are some book suggestions to keep you warm winter season!
As I flitted around to various holiday celebrations, I started to notice a trend, people like to talk about their latest TV binge obsession. I like to binge TV too, but over my holiday break I binged something better. I binged books!
2017 is almost over? Every year goes by faster and faster. This year, I've been lucky to be able to read a lot of great books!
Sometimes my interest level in something is inversely related to that something's popularity. Since I'm a dork, let me explain in diagram form...
It started in early fall 2001, on September 8, just before the numbers 9-11 would become burned into US history. But on that sunny Saturday, tragedy had not yet struck and the bookish excitement of the very first National Book Festival swallowed up the Library of Congress and stretched out onto the National Mall.
I recently came back from a road trip through New England (which I've chronicled on a blog series I've called Traveling with the Travelers). However, right before leaving on the vacation, I became a book fairy. Instead of waiting until I returned home to Northern Virginia to start my book fairy adventures, I decided to spread book fairy dust along our trek up the coast.