Beautiful Creatures, by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

Written by Guest Author Mindy Ashley I picked up Beautiful Creatures, the first book in the series by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, after seeing the movie trailer. I’ve done this before – movies, trailers, and TV shows often inspire me to read the books they are based on (or to learn more about their respective subject matter). I didn’t know, however, that I would be so quickly captivated by

New "Supernatural" Book by John Passarella: "Rite Of Passage"

If I thought I was paranoid before reading “Rite of Passage”, I was wrong.  I think I see everything in a different light now – a far more sinister light. Have you ever wondered about the chain of events that could be set in action if, in the presence of something very evil,  you accidentally stepped on a loose shingle  on the roof?  I never had..  Now, thanks to John Passarella’s

Let's Pretend This Never Happened, by Jenny Lawson

Because I am ill-informed and a bit of a plebe, I had never heard of Jenny Lawson until my better half picked up her book at Chapters and said “This is supposed to be pretty funny.” Only the biggest understatement ever, for that day. This book is hilarious and sad and happy and believably unbelievable. It’s a ‘mostly true memoir’ of her life growing up in rural Texas, complete with