Summer Reading… Ugh? or Yay!

Summer Reading.  Kind of funny the double connotation this phrase has in our home (and possibly yours?).  For my kids… summer reading!?  UGH. (Though they did end up enjoying their school’s choices – phew).  For me…  summer reading!?!  YAY bring it on!  I love summer reading…

Summer Reading (Jodi Picoult) Inspired by Social Media (Wolfgang2242)

In 2007/2008 (eeh gads… ten years ago!) I went through a major Jodi Picoult phase.  I devoured every book she had written on the very same lawn chair from whence I type today.  I loved her CSI approach on topics that were “ripped from the headlines” and how she braided fictional stories around true and life shattering events…

Grab this Book and Read It – Before We Were Yours

My foray down the electronic book path was short lived.  I missed pages – turning them, carrying them, reading them – but what I really missed was owning the physical version of  something that I loved and subsequently gifting that treasure to a friend who I knew would appreciate it (more on this shortly).  Apparently, I am in the minority on this stance…

Tiny Beautiful Things

I had the hard fought opportunity to see Tiny Beautiful Things on stage earlier this week. I had the good fortune of receiving this book in the mail some years ago. And now for me the two are intertwined. To read more…

Grab your group and go MEET Authors

East Ender’s two events of the literary variety are occurring this afternoon in East Hampton. Get your piles of summer reading contenders in order and meet kind and talented authors along the way…