Princeton Architectural Press Children’s Books

It is so exciting for me to be back in the book world, well, for many reasons, but one of them is that I get to peruse the bookshelves and pore over catalogues, looking at all the delightful children's books I've missed in the last few years. Princeton Architectural Press is one of those small … Continue reading Princeton Architectural Press Children’s Books

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The Lost City of Z: Book Review + Movie Trailer

Years ago, I read a book called THE LOST CITY OF Z by David Grann. My book review was posted in August 2010. I loved that book and it continues to exist on my 10 most recommended books list seven years later.

2017: The Year of Non-Fiction

I declare 2017 to be The Year of Non-fiction! What non-fiction books do YOU recommend for 2017? Writers of color, female or transgender, from a country other than the US are all a bonus quality, but ultimately I'm looking for engaging non-fiction on any and every topic.

Wide Eyed Editions, aka, Beautiful Non-Fiction Children’s Books

In perusing the children's non-fiction shelves earlier this week, I discovered a new press imprint called Wide Eyed Editions. They publish gorgeous, full-color, large-scale children's non-fiction picture books out of The Quatro Group. Their books are too beautiful not to be known worldwide, or at least, featured in a blog post.

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: 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: 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: 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

Waiting on Wednesday: What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding by Kristin Newman

Waiting on Wednesday (WoW) is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine. What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding by Kristin Newman 9780804137607, Three Rivers Press, Paperback, $14.99, Pub. Date: May 20, 2014 Kristin Newman spent her 20s and 30s dealing with the stresses of her high-pressure job as a television comedy writer, … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding by Kristin Newman

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors In My Reading Journey

The Broke and the Bookish, a brilliant book blog,  hosts a weekly top ten list meme.   I like this meme because I like lists. I like this meme because it reminds me of the Top 5 lists from High Fidelity (by Nick Hornby as a book, starring John Cusak as a movie). And I like this … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors In My Reading Journey