Category Reading

Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully

When purchased:  August 23rd, 2013 Where:  Books Inc. Palo Alto Why:  I’m doing research for a picture book I’m considering writing How Read:  In one sitting, then again, and again, and soon to be read again I’ve recently had cause to study a number of children’s picture books. In July, a friend mentioned to me […]

Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris

When purchased:  Upon its May 2013 publication Where:  Online in e-book format Why:  I’ve read all of the previous novels in Harris’s Sookie Stackhouse series, so it seemed silly to stop before reading what has been advertised as the final one How Read:  In three painless sittings, the way guilty pleasures ought to be A few […]

The Method to My Madness, Part 1: Reading

In order to document the circumstances leading to my reading choices, each post on this blog that reviews a book will open with the following information: When purchased:  I’m embarrassed by how long I’ve had some good reads propping up proverbial and literal table legs Where:  This tidbit often reveals how desperate I was to […]