Skip to content
Archive of entries posted on

update/up next

Hello, friends! I think I’ve made reasonably good on my early 2015 predictions. I read some YA nonfiction (yay, Romanovs!) I’ve read madly – 115 books and counting! I’m still keeping a log book, and as of about two weeks ago I am a Fancy! New (ish)! Car! Owner! I’ve even examined my relationship with […]

reading wishlist: the rest of 2015

So let me get this straight… there are books published *after* May 31st, 2015? You don’t say. Despite my lack of attention to the entire second half of the year (or, you know, the rest of my life and the world at large), here’s a handful of books that *still* managed to catch my attention. […]

BEA 2015

Four days after The Big Selection Day, I hopped a bus down to NYC for a quick trip to BEA. It was probably an ill-advised trip – yeah, strung-out Jessica, why NOT take a solo jaunt down to the city that doesn’t sleep to attend the craziest book conference available? Ahem. Anyway, I tried to […]

reading for the insane: i did, i didn’t

I read first thing in the morning with my coffee, at my favorite bakery before work (with a cup of coffee), and at my favorite Starbucks during my lunch break. Most every work day. Yes, I spent a lot of money on coffee. A lottttttt. I ate the same five or six dinners on repeat. […]

Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards 2015

Hey! It’s time for another book award post! Remember when I used to post these? (Remember when I used to post anything?) Well, the 2015 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards were announced this past week, and I want to show you who won…   because I was a judge!   Oh, that was an awkward lead […]