Memorable Writing: Endless Love

                    I am completely and utterly fascinated by Scott Spencer's celebrated coming-of-age novel Endless Love (which has very little to do with the movie with Alex Pettyfer, by the way). Sincere and intense, the book is hard to put down. The writing won me over from the start - the narrative …

The George Martin Effect on Writing

I am, admittedly, obsessed with Game of Thrones, but who isn't these days? Shonda Rhimes, J-Law, Richard Dreyfus, Laurence Fishburne and, well, Obama, tune in for every episode as impatiently as us, ordinary nerds, and make constant public references to the show's gripping ups and downs. So, I am wondering - now that everyone is reading them, …

Book Reviews – Not All Are Created Equal

I cherish my reading buddies. I see them as rare gems, waiting to be discovered in a sea of movie-goers, hikers, artists, jocks, yogis  and fashionistas. Since the rise of the social, it has been easier than ever to connect with fellow book lovers and see what others think of the sequel you just read and loved or about …