Monthly Archives: February 2010

Sunday Salon: The Maze Runner

END OF BOOK ONE – Four of the most frustrating and glorious words that one can read in a book. I just finished reading The Maze Runner by James Dashner. What an amazing book. And frustrating. Just like the end … Continue reading

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New books!

Earlier this week I went a little crazy on the English Companion Ning and Amazon.com – two websites that are a dangerous mix. After spending too much time browsing young adult titles (can one spend too much time doing such … Continue reading

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Jerk, California

I just finished reading the book Jerk, California by Jonathan Friesen. Jerk, California is about a boy with tourettes syndrome. Sam, the novel’s protagonist, starts the book by graduating from high school and getting kicked out of his house by … Continue reading

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Short Story Thursday

I think this (short story Thursday) should be a new thing. Short stories are by far the unloved step-child of the literary world, or at least that is how it seems to me. Novels, novels, novels … that is all … Continue reading

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Can you imagine life without books?

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