Thursday, October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween!

Amazing make-up, from

Monday, October 21, 2013

Oh How I Miss You! Sign Up Announcement

We're doing it again. Just like last year, based on Andrew's excellent idea, Alex, Andrew, and I are hosting the Oh, How I Miss You! Blogfest.

Oh, How I Miss You Blogfest

November 8, 2013

Hosted by

Andrew Leon
Alex J. Cavanaugh
and me!

The bloggers we miss… and the ones we would miss!

Do you have a couple blogger buddies who aren’t posting as often? Those who’ve pulled back and seem absent from the blogging world? Do you have blogger buddies you are grateful they are still around and would miss if they vanished? Now is your chance to show your appreciation and spotlight them!

List one to three bloggers you really miss and one to three bloggers you would miss if they stopped blogging. Then go leave a comment on those blogs.

Our blogger friends are special – time to let them know!

Sign up below!

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Fault Line, by Christa Desir

Lately it seems like this blog is just an announcement board, where I make mention of the fact that I'm blogging somewhere else. Oh well, I guess I'm okay with that.

Today I'm at YA Confidential, recommending a deeply important book: Fault Line, by Christa Desir. Please stop by and have a look.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Reality Boy, by A.S. King, Red Carpet Event

Hey readers, I know I'm never here any more, and for that, I'm sorry. But my friend Amy, from Lady Reader's Bookstuff, is host an release event for one of my favorite books of the year. Which, in case you missed it, I did recently "review."

Gerald Faust knows exactly when he started feeling angry: the day his mother invited a

reality television crew into his five-year-old life. Twelve years later, he is still haunted by his rage-filled

youth—, which the entire world got to watch from every imaginable angle—and his anger issues have

resulted in violent outbursts, zero friends, and clueless adults dumping him in the special education

room at school. 

Nothing is ever going to change. No one cares that he has tried to learn to control himself,

and the girl he likes has no idea who he really is. Everyone is just waiting for him to snap…and he is

starting to feel dangerously close to doing just that. 

 In this fearless portrayal of a boy on the edge, highly acclaimed Printz Honor author

A.S. King explores the desperate reality of a former child “star” who finally breaks free of his anger by

creating possibilities he never knew he deserved.


A.S. King is

the author of the 2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winner, 

the Passengers,
 Everybody Sees the Ants, a 2012 ALA Top Ten Book for Young Adults and Andre

Norton Award nominee, and the Edgar Award nominated, 2011 Michael L. Printz Honor Book </ span>Please Ignore Vera Dietz.

 She is also the author of the ALA Best Books for Young Adults Dust of 100 Dogs, an adult short story collection, Monica Never Shuts Up, and the upcoming REALITY BOY (2013). 


a decade living self-sufficiently and teaching literacy to adults in Ireland, she now lives in Pennsylvania

with her husband and children.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Breaking Bad: Felina

I'm not going to go off about this show (which I loved, but don't have time to go into), but I saw this today on Facebook (Via Cthulu Hand Luke), which I think explains the final episode's title quite well, for anyone who was still wondering:


In Chemistry: Fe-Li-Na

Fe = Iron, Main chemical in Blood
Li = Lithium, Metal used in cooking Meth
Na = Sodium, Main element in Tears

Fe-Li-Na.... Blood, Meth, Tears