Might as Well Face It, I’m Addicted to Books…

Posted at Oct 9, 2013 7:38 am in , , , , , , ,

My name is Lisa, and I have a problem. I’ve been addicted to books since childhood. I started out thinking I’d read just one or two. A little Beverly Cleary here, some Laura Ingalls Wilder there. A dash of Nancy Drew to mellow me out after some stressful math homework. I had it under control. […]

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Off the Grid

Posted at Sep 3, 2013 10:51 pm in , , ,

I spent the long holiday weekend “off the grid,” something I haven’t done for a long time. I teased my teenager about how he’d survive a few days unplugged, but honestly I was the one in social media withdrawal. I’m the one hooked on Twitter and Facebook, not to mention review blogs and Publisher’s Marketplace […]

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On Losing My Personal Library…and Gaining Perspective

Posted at Jul 21, 2013 8:00 am in , , , , ,

Not a week goes by that I don’t reach for one of the many books I used to own, then feel the pang of regret. My house used to be filled with books, over 2000 of them. My husband challenged me to count them once and I stopped when I got to 2000, figuring that […]