Being on top of the world is really hard on your calves. This was the conclusion I came to after walking up the steep slopes of the mountain town of Granada, Spain several times a day to return to our hotel, Hotel Alhambra Palace.
It was long ago when I stopped being "starstruck." And then I went to the NoVa Teen Book Festival and saw Tomi Adeyemi...
Spy fiction is not a genre I usually read (or, really never read) much to the chagrin of my friend, fellow writer and fellow member of the best book club ever, Elizabeth MacKenzie Biedell.
More than Mimosas: Brunch Book Recommendations for Stimulating Conversation #writerslife #readerslife #booklist #brunch
I am a Valentine's Day Scrooge. I think it's a Hallmark-created holiday full of needless obligation to buy needless things. But that's depressing...so let's talk about 2 WAY better holidays!
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!
We do it with the lights on! What does that have to do with Shakespeare?
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.