January 13, 2019

We’re hunkering down and cuddling up for the snow event of the season. Not really. It’ll just be a few inches, maybe even less, and the New Englander I live with calls it a rain event because he yawns if it’s less than eight inches. That is until he complains about hav...

January 10, 2019

I want to read more middle grade this year. Middle grade used to make up the bulk of my reading. I loved the complex stories coupled with character development that simultaneously addressed and shielded me from the complexities of the world. Middle grade felt like a sa...

January 6, 2019

Have you ever heard a song that feels anthemic? An injection of power, joy, and swagger. One that lets you shrug off the bad days? Makes you feel the world could be yours? Gets you out of your own head? Off the sofa? Out of bed? Everyone should have at least one song t...

January 1, 2019

As the final hours of 2018 ticked away, I realized it was an exceptional year. A hard year. An unsettled year. A questioning year. A good year. A great year. An apocalyptic reading year. A happy year. An angry year. A year where the highs of my personal life were sligh...

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