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Where Things Come Back Tour: Beware Ornithological Cannibalism

21st July 2012 | 1 Comment

I reviewed John Corey Whaley’s Printz and Morris award-winning Where Things Come Back nearly a year ago. When writing enthusiastic reviews, I always wonder which of the books I love will be temporary obsessions and which ones will stick with me. There is no doubt that WTCB is one that will continue to leave a long-lasting […]


Home on the Range

1st June 2012 | 7 Comments

Outside of IYL, I’ve been a bit absent on the blogosphere and twittersphere lately. Moving has kept me VERY busy, but I have missed my book world a lot and I’m excited to start diving back into it and playing catch up. I’m in LA now, and most of my settling in is done. I’m […]


On the Road Again

5th May 2012 | 6 Comments

I’m moving back to CA soon, which means I’m going to be doing another cross country road trip. Wiki is going to fly to CA to hang out with my dad, and my mom is going to fly out here to help me do the drive. Since we won’t have a dog in the car […]


Survivor One World: The Game is Afoot

15th March 2012 | Closed

I’m a bit of a reality tv junkie, but I admit that I can occasionally feel my IQ drop a few points when I’m watching. Reality tv is not usually a friendly place for nerds. I have a soft spot in my heart for the brave souls who put their best vocabulary forward. In the […]


Confessions of a Canine Bibliophile (6)

31st January 2012 | 2 Comments