Category Archives: book review

Writing Begins With the Breath

I’m trying to get through Writing Begins With the Breath by Laraine Herring before school starts. I know I was supposed to read Spunk & Bite but I was kind of bored by it. I’ll go back to it soon, … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Love: Film Review

Check out this review of Eat, Pray, Love on the Non Skweeter blog. Apparently the movie was just as bad as the book and for many of the same reasons. Also pointed out in this review are some of the … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Love…SERIOUSLY?

I received the above in my email this evening. Remember when I said that I hated Eat, Pray, Love and was sick of it being in my face. Well here you go, I rest my case. On a side note, … Continue reading

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The Baby-sitter’s Club?

The Baby-sitter’s Club has been relaunched. Author Ann M. Martin has written a prequel to her series entitled “The Summer Before.” The 1980’s series is also being rereleased. I wonder how such a huge series will be received by readers … Continue reading

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Book Review: When You are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris

Today’s book review was brought you by writer E.M. Samuelson and the letter Q: There’s always one person in a crowd who would willing admit that they once groped a man in a club and later realized it wasn’t their … Continue reading

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Author J.D. Salinger dies at 91

Yesterday J.D. Salinger, author of The Catcher in the Rye, died of natural causes. I won’t go into too much detail as I feel the article in the Times covered it nicely. I’d rather take this time to comment on … Continue reading

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Book Review: If You Want to Write by Brenda Ueland

As a late Christmas present to myself, I ordered a copy of If You Want to Write by Brenda Ueland. Amazon is nice in that I was able to preview the book. The table of contents seemed promising, so I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wounds of Passion

Wounds of Passion was written by bell hooks as a memoir of her writing life. It is framed by her childhood experiences and a ten year relationship with another poet named Mack. The book is written as a hermit crab … Continue reading

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Babblebooks Podcast Warning!

Hey guys. Well I was looking to add to my audiobook collection on my iPod. Since I’m cheap, I try to get podcasts instead. I ran across Babblebooks and couldn’t believe the titles they had available for free! Much to … Continue reading

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