Review of The Informationist

Get to host author Taylor Stevens at the Southern Festival of Books next week. Really looking forward to meeting her. Link to my review of The Informationist is below.The 2011 list so far:32. The Informationist, Taylor Stevens- The Penderwicks, Jeanne Birdsall29-30. Palladin of Souls, The Hallowed Hunt, Lois McMaster Bujold26-28. The Treason of Isengard, The … Continue reading Review of The Informationist

Now reading Half Broke Horses, a "true life novel" by Jeannette Walls about her grandmother's life in the West. Calm writing about tremendously dramatic events, which is I guess how you avoid melodrama. And yet the emotion and the nuance comes flowing through. I'll now have to read her memoir, Glass Castle, which is about … Continue reading

Welcome Autumn! Hurry Cold Front!

Arkansas Delta: High CottonSpring River: PerfectFriends of my Childhood: Adorable (photos by Evette Kimbrell Chapman/September 2010)Reading Update: Forest of Hands and Teeth: Hunger Games with zombies, that's a compliment.Reading right now: The Perks of Being a Wallflower, awesome.Through Sept. 2133. The Forest of Hands and Teeth, Carrie Ryan32. Lord of the Changing Wind, Rachel Neumeir31. … Continue reading Welcome Autumn! Hurry Cold Front!