Four years ago a friend gave me a copy of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. I tried reading it. But I just couldn't get into it. It was too strange. That friend is now my husband. Since Hitchhiker's is one of his favourite books, I decided to give it a second try. I got a lot farther this time. I actually enjoyed it.Continue Reading
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Podcasts

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My best friend and my husband are both nerds. They listen to nerdy podcasts about video games and technology. I tried out a few of their favourite podcasts but didn't fall in love. And then... I stumbled upon a collection of book podcasts. It's my own kind of nerdy.Continue Reading
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Unpublished Reading

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A friend of a friend has an unpublished novel that has made rounds with some publishers but hasn't clinched a deal. He decided to take the risk of having some folks take a look at it and give him some feedback. Thanks to the friend of a friend connection, I get to read this work. I'm 85 pages in and I'm loving it. Continue Reading
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Recommendations

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Seeing someone reading a book you love is seeing a book recommend a person. My husband texted this quote to me in the middle of a workday. (You see why I love him, right?)Continue Reading
It's amazing how life happens, isn't it? So much can happen so quickly. In the past year I have started dating a guy, become engaged, gotten married, moved, sold my car, started a new job, gone to two funerals, gone on two road trips, flown to the Caribbean and back, and started using an e-reader for the first time.Continue Reading