Jun 3, 2020

Here Is Why You Should Read "The Conscious Closet"

Elizabeth Cline's book "The Conscious Closet", which details the truth of the fashion industry, is something everyone needs to read if you're remotely into fashion.

Beach Companions: Spring Break Poolside Reads

Spring Break is fast approaching and besides a margarita permanently placed in my grasp, there is something else I'm looking forward to accompanying me on the beach. And it is a good book. There is really nothing like the feeling of placing your lounge chair up to the waves to tickle your feet, and slamming through drink after drink book after book.

Feb 24, 2010

Web Spy: 1000 Awesome Things

We've all heard the old saying that it's the little things in life that really matter. But it's easy to get so caught up in everything else in our lives that we can forget about all those little things.

Jun 13, 2009

Saturday Read: Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris

It seems that these days, everybody is obsessed with vampires. Since "Twilight" burst onto the literary scene, an entire genre of vampire fiction has emerged. However, Charlaine Harris with her Sookie Stackhouse novels (as they are known) was present long before Stephanie Meyer.

May 9, 2009

Saturday Read: White Oleander by Janet Fitch

Hopefully you are enjoying the sun in your part of the world (my part of Canada, however, is still not sunny) and getting outside! There is nothing I love more in the summer than curling up on a comfy lawn chair or towel and just reading away the afternoon. What I don't love, though, is strange book-shaped tan line I often end up with on my belly.

Apr 18, 2009

Saturday Read: The Best Love Stories You’ll Ever Read

If you've caught any of my Saturday Reads you already know that I whole-heartedly LOVE books. And it just so happens that some of my most-loved reads are, in fact, love stories.

Apr 7, 2009

The 7 Best Self Help Books I’ve Ever Heard Of

A few years ago, if someone mentioned a self-help book around me I would have cringed... and laughed in their face. I didn’t understand how people could pay money for books that any idiot with a computer could write and try to pawn off as good, sound advice.

Apr 4, 2009

Saturday Read: Looking for Alaska by John Green

Working at a bookstore, I run into plenty of what I call "book snobs." People who will only read a book if it's received 5-star reviews from the most prestigious of literary critics, if it is on the Bestseller list or if it's won the flipping Nobel Prize. Plenty of books, even fluffy ones, can have great messages and really strike a chord within the reader.

Mar 28, 2009

Saturday Read: Why Men Love Bitches by Sherry Argov

I'll admit it: I've got a thing for relationship self-help books. When I'm working the floor at my local bookstore, I can't help but skim through the latest additions to the section.