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Review: Catching Fireflies, by Sherryl Woods

Review: Catching Fireflies, by Sherryl Woods

Catching Fireflies by Sherryl Woods Series: Sweet Magnolias #9 Published by Harlequin MIRA on July 31, 2012 Genres: Contemporary Romance Format: eARC Source: the publisher through NetGalley Goodreads Also in this series: Midnight Promises, Where Azaleas Bloom, Swan Point Also by this author: Midnight Promises, Where Azaleas Bloom, A Seaside… Read more »

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“Amazing Stories” revived as e-zine

“Amazing Stories” revived as e-zine

Amazing Stories, the short-story SF/fantasy magazine which ceased publication in 2005, has been revived as an e-zine.  The Summer issue is available online at the Amazing Stories website, and should go on sale at Amazon and other retailers within a few days.  (It was not on Amazon as of the… Read more »

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Review: Cast On, Bind Off, by Leslie Ann Bestor

Review: Cast On, Bind Off, by Leslie Ann Bestor

Category: Craft books (knitting) Book source: Storey Publishing graciously sent me a review copy The first thing I thought when I opened Cast On, Bind Off: 54 Step-by-Step Methods was, “Wow, I wish I’d had this book years ago.”  Laura Ann Bestor and Storey Publishing have come up with a… Read more »

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Cupcakes, bikinis, and mazes – Oh, my!

Cupcakes, bikinis, and mazes – Oh, my!

Seen around the Internet: Victoria’s Kitchen, a specialty baking company in West London, has created a whole series of cupcakes topped with (edible) book covers.  I wish I lived in Great Britain — I’d love to serve these at a book club or party! Matchbook.nu matches bikinis (well, swimsuits of… Read more »

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NPR’s List of Best YA Books

NPR’s List of Best YA Books

NPR has just published its list of the 100 Best Young Adult novels, based on suggestions and votes from an incredible 75,220 participants.  I doubt anyone will be surprised that the Harry Potter books top the list, given their wild popularity among children, teens, and adults alike.  But the list… Read more »

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