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Oscar-winning actress and Emmy-winning producer Reese Witherspoon already leads a popular book club on Instagram, so it seems a natural next step for her to write a book. The title, Whiskey in a Teacup, refers …

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October 3, 2012 – 10:59 pm | 3 Comments

This Friday, Oct. 5, Pitch Perfect will open wide, and Butter will be in limited release and available as VOD. They both feature highly competitive people attempting to win a title, and both made me …

Book Giveaway: THE WOMAN WHO DIED A LOT by Jasper Fforde

October 3, 2012 – 1:16 am | 8 Comments
woman who died fforde

It’ll probably be at least another week before I get caught up with my life (trying to finish an editing assignment before I leave for Bouchercon tomorrow), but I wanted to pop in to post …

Sunday Night Drama—REVENGE Premiere & 666 PARK AVENUE

October 1, 2012 – 2:03 am | 2 Comments
emily in red

Back in May, Revenge had a doozy of a finale so I couldn’t wait for tonight’s season 2 premiere. I liked it overall, but not happy that Declan and Charlotte are back. Ugh. Declan …

My Life According to Books 2012

September 23, 2012 – 11:23 pm | 25 Comments
nightmare lars kepler

It’s that time again, when I share a little bit about my life, using sentences that have to be completed with titles of books read in the current year. This is based on a post …

Marcus Sakey Helps Fight Pediatric Cancer

September 23, 2012 – 1:47 am | No Comment
scar tissue

Just a quick note today about something author Marcus Sakey is doing to help fight pediatric cancer. During September, he’s donating 100% of the proceeds from his sales of Scar Tissue: Seven Stories of Love and …


September 22, 2012 – 12:18 am | 4 Comments
Braugher, Speedman, Patrick. Photo: ABC/Mario Perez

The new shows are coming, the new shows are coming! This year, networks made several pilots available online (some have been pulled) before their premieres, which is great since I’m usually too impatient to wait for …


September 17, 2012 – 2:06 pm | 3 Comments

The Jon Favreau-directed, J.J. Abrams-produced Revolution is one of the most highly anticipated new series of the fall season, and the pilot does show some promise, if it didn’t completely blow me away. The premise …


September 14, 2012 – 1:49 pm | 14 Comments
What am I doing to Meshach??

I’ve been somewhat MIA since the end of July because my days have been consumed by rehearsals for a play that’s finally opening tomorrow. The official description:
Ensemble Studio Theatre/Los Angeles presents the world premiere of …

Book Reviews: BREED by Chase Novak & A WANTED MAN by Lee Child

September 12, 2012 – 12:00 am | 7 Comments
breed cover

Even though I haven’t been home much, I carry a book with me—a big, physical, heavy one—wherever I go. I may end up stoop-shouldered but at least I manage to squeeze in some reading whenever …

Giveaway: Harlan Coben’s Mickey Bolitar Series

September 10, 2012 – 7:35 pm | 9 Comments
seconds away coben cover

I started tech last week for the play I’m doing, which means long hours, so most days I don’t even know what time or month it is. In addition to rehearsals, there’s some promo work, …

The Nerdy Special List

September 3, 2012 – 11:51 pm | 7 Comments

Every month, indie booksellers release something called the Indie Next List, which contains their recommendations of titles being published that month. It is a great resource for finding new, noteworthy books, and has been responsible …


August 31, 2012 – 1:42 pm | 7 Comments

Earlier this week, my blogger pal le0pard13 gave me a Liebster Award. “Ich liebe dich” is “I love you” in German so I think this is a good thing. If “liebster” means something else in Chinese, …