Mini-Reviews: “Who Done It?”, “Here I Go Again” and “Hooked”

When Chicago winter rears its ugly, black icy, snow swirly head, all I want to do is stay inside and read books. I don’t want to work. I don’t want to go out. I don’t want to get the flu, but that happened last week. But you know the great thing about the flu (after I passed out for two days, that is)? I got to stay inside and read books! Here’s what’s currently in my Lucille Bluth tote bag, and a couple others I just finished. Read More Mini-Reviews: “Who Done It?”, “Here I Go Again” and “Hooked”

Kids’ Books I Like: Reading With Dr. Seuss

My goal with this series is to tell you about some of the newer books for young readers, the ones you might not remember from your childhood.  The YA section of a bookstore has become a big and slightly confusing place (did you know that Barnes and Noble now has a “Teen Paranormal Romance” section?) and I think it’s worth pointing out some of the newer voices that you might miss in the brightly colored melee. Read More Kids’ Books I Like: Reading With Dr. Seuss

Monday Night Wrap Up

I’d like to have an honest conversation with you, the regular and from-the-beginning readers, about site advertising.  You’ve seen our stumbling attempts as we try to find a money stream that jives with my peculiar ethics and the well-being of the site.  I want to know what you think about internet advertising in general, and how we can make a money stream that works for you as much as it works for us specifically. Read More Monday Night Wrap Up