Bookstore manager, bibliophile and all-around nerd since 1979.
Likes: Coffee, coffee, coffee, sour beers, pierogies, the smell of rain, falling leaves, dancing with my husband and my dogs, carbs, tattoos, musicals, Muppets, Steve Rogers (not Chris Evans, the comic incarnation), Chucks, and board games.
Dislikes: Humidity, vodka, people who don't use turn signals, dog-earred library books, the 90's X-Men cartoon, and doing dishes.
I freakin' love Rob Guillory! This book is weird and twisted just like Chew. My favorite parts are the little jokes he puts in the background of panels. Be sure to read every poster, sign, etc.
Its finally here, the book that I haven't shut up about since I first read it a few months ago. The subject matter alone is fascinating, but the writing is absolutely beautiful. Just read it, you'll love it!
Erin Morgenstern's writing is like hanging out with a really good friend, enchanting and familiar. Well-worth the wait, The Starless Sea is a love letter to storytelling in all its forms.
Such a fun and fantastically creepy read. You won't be able to look at scarecrows the same way again!
Gill takes well-known tales and tells them from every character's perspective. You learn that no one is born evil but is made that way through circumstances.
I'm a sucker for bookish books. Give me a book about a bookshop or a library and I'm all in. This reminded me so much of a middle grade version of The Eyre Affair and any comparison to Jasper Fforde is one of the highest compliments I can give.
Such a weird and wonderful book that centers around a mystical sourdough starter. Perfect for foodies or anyone who like a touch of magical realism.