BooktopiaAVL ~ Zelda and Guests on Earth

This past Thursday I left work after lunch and drove to gorgeous Asheville, North Carolina. You really don’t need an excuse to take a long weekend to spend there, but I did anyway. Ann Kingman and Michael Kindness, the book lovers behind the Books on the Nightstand podcast, hold three bookish retreats each year that […]

Z by Therese Anne Fowler

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler Published by: St. Martin’s Press Published on: March 26, 2013 Page Count: 384 Genre: Historical Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook purchased from Audible.com using a monthly credit. Audiobook Published by: Macmillan Audio Narrator: Jenna Lamia Audiobook Length: 12 hours 36 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and […]

#136 ~ The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald Before the movie hype, I’d never heard of this short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald.  I’m not necessarily sure that I knew that he wrote short stories.  With the exception of The Great Gatsby, which is one of my all-time favorite novels, I never studied […]


Thanks to a fun post written by Fyrefly, I found out about SantaThing, a wonderful Secret Santa type of book exchange facilitated by LibraryThing.  I received my SantaThing books yesterday and I’m so exicted!  I got Charity Girl by Georgette Heyer and The Dress Lodger by Sheri Holman.  I am loving Georgette Heyer these days […]