How to Hang a Witch, by Adriana Mather

It’s October, close to Halloween, and I wanted a book to match the season. I had caught wind of this book a few months before its release and added it to my to-read list, but it took me a couple months before I remembered to check it out of the local library. The book description […]

The 2016 World Series

After doing really well predicting the Wild-Card Games (2-0) but not so well with the League Division Series (1-3), I’m back to my undefeated ways in the two League Championship Series! Let’s recap:   ALCS Blue Jays-Indians: Got the winning team correct, but not the number of games. I really expected that the potent Toronto […]

Nerve, by Jeanne Ryan

I’ve been blogging about two years now, and I was recently looking at the list of books I’ve reviewed. I’m proud of the fact that I have quite a collection of reviews, enough that I have almost every letter of the alphabet covered when it comes to book titles—Q, X & Z notwithstanding. But I […]

The 2016 MLB League Championship Series

A couple weeks ago, I ranked the ten MLB playoff teams this season. I also made predictions about who’d win. Well, the Wild-Card games and the four League Division Series are over, so let’s see how they (and I) did before looking ahead to the two League Championship Series. AL Wild Card Game: Toronto was […]

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs

Though I had seen the cover image for this book around the web the past couple of years, I don’t think I really had it on my radar (or on my to-read list) until I caught wind that it was being adapted into a movie to be directed by Tim Burton. The words peculiar children […]

My Top 10 2016 MLB Playoff Teams

I did this last October, and I can now officially make it an annual tradition. Ten MLB teams make the playoffs, and that leads itself nicely to a Top 10 list. I would have posted this yesterday—on the first of the month like my previous top 10 lists—but not all playoff spots were locked up. […]