New Release: Texts from Jane Eyre by Mallory Ortberg

Here's a brilliant bit of literary snobbery meets the 21st century: imagine what your favorite classic book characters would be like if they lived today and had access to social media. Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations With Your Favorite Literary Characters (click this link and you can download a PDF excerpt from the … Continue reading New Release: Texts from Jane Eyre by Mallory Ortberg

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New Release: Science for Her by Megan Amram

Ladies - are you tired of not understanding when some man in your life starts talking about science-y things? Well look no further! Just out today, a new book has hit the shelves to help you understand the science that's relevant to you. Please, dear God, understand that this is satire. Science...for Her! Megan Amram … Continue reading New Release: Science for Her by Megan Amram

New Release: Waistcoats & Weaponry by Gail Carriger

At long last! The day has arrived! Gail Carriger's third book in her Finishing School series, Waistcoats & Weaponry is out! Watch this series music video to see how amazing this Victorian steampunk young adult series about a girl at a spy finishing school in a floating dirigible is: And now, on to the book … Continue reading New Release: Waistcoats & Weaponry by Gail Carriger

New Release: Bohemians, Bootleggers, Flappers, and Swells: The Best of Early Vanity Fair

Surprise! I know I've been swearing that Tuesdays are new release day, but for some reason, this book is coming out today. As a big fan of the 1920s, I'm excited to read pieces by some of that era's most prominent writers. Bohemians, Bootleggers, Flappers, and Swells: The Best of Early Vanity Fair Edited by … Continue reading New Release: Bohemians, Bootleggers, Flappers, and Swells: The Best of Early Vanity Fair

New Release: Blood Magick by Nora Roberts

I'm a huge fan of everything Nora Roberts writes, whether its futuristic murder mysteries under her pseudonym, JD Robb, or her romances with touches of magic, or her contemporary romantic-thrillers. This is the final book in a trilogy filled with magic, set in Ireland, somewhat reminiscent of her Key trilogy, but equally delightful. Blook Magick, … Continue reading New Release: Blood Magick by Nora Roberts

Book Review: The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith

I'm an unabashed fan of Jennifer E. Smith. I say unabashed because she doesn't write what I typically read, and sometimes when I read things outside of my norm, I feel like I have to justify them. Luckily for me, these books can stand on their own two feet. First and foremost, the author is … Continue reading Book Review: The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith

New Release: Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography

This post should really just be called OMG NPH because NEIL PATRICK HARRIS WROTE AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND IT'S CHOOSE-YOUR-OWN-ADVENTURE AND IT COMES OUT TODAY. I'm done screaming now. But seriously, this is the man's short bio: Neil Patrick Harris is a Tony and Emmy award-winning stage and screen performer, famous for his roles as Barney … Continue reading New Release: Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography

New Release: Poison Fruit by Jacqueline Carey

Tuesday is new book release day! Today is special because two new books I'm very excited about are hitting indie bookshelves everywhere. The first was Pen & Ink, which I already mentioned earlier today, and the second is this: Poison Fruit, Agent of Hel #3 by Jacqueline Carey 9780451465313, Hardcover, $26.95 Here is the official … Continue reading New Release: Poison Fruit by Jacqueline Carey

New Release: Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them by Isaac Fitzgerald & Wendy MacNaughton

Tuesday is new book release day! Two books are releasing today that I've very excited about. The first is a new coffee table tattoo book called Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them. It's written by Isaac Fitzgerald, who tells his story in the book trailer below, with tattoo illustrations by Wendy MacNaughton. … Continue reading New Release: Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them by Isaac Fitzgerald & Wendy MacNaughton

New Release: Festive in Death by J.D. Robb

Tuesday is new book release day! It's hard to imagine, but we're technically 39 books into Nora Roberts-writing-as-J.D. Robb's In Death series (and that's not counting the handful of short stories in found in various collections). #39 is called Festive in Death, and it is available in stores and online starting today. Published by Penguin, … Continue reading New Release: Festive in Death by J.D. Robb