I’m happy to announce that I have a few events on the…uh…event horizon…for next month and the following one: two Bay Area conference appearances in connection with my brand-new graphic novel, Alexis vs. Summer Vacation (read more about it here!) and one reading right here in town at Barnes &… Read More »Upcoming Events in August and September!
Dear Reader, This is a preface to explain what I hope will be a semi-regularly recurring series of posts thanking authors for books that had an indelible effect on me while I was growing up—either as a child or a teen. I eventually settled on “Books That Never Left Me”… Read More »Books That Never Left Me: GOOD OMENS by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
Dear Wonderland Readers, It’s been a while since I chimed in. Luckily, Tanita has held down the fort with her insightful commentary in the meantime. My only contribution so far has been the font in our header graphic! (Hey, font searches are nothing to sneeze at. If you’re a designer,… Read More »A Return and a Poem for Poetry Friday
Synopsis: It’s Groundhog Day. Well, sort of. It’s a lot less funny and a lot more scary, even when your four ex-best-friends are in it with you. It’s been a year since graduation; a year since Beatrice’s boyfriend Jim died under mysterious circumstances deemed a suicide, with his body found… Read More »Monday Review: NEVERWORLD WAKE by Marisha Pessl
We don’t usually get overtly political over here, but there are times when it’s unavoidable. Times when something is so unconscionably, unimaginably WRONG that speaking out is not an option. Over the past few days we’ve seen the rights and well-being of migrant children, of “their” children, clearly articulated as… Read More »No Kids in Cages