• Reading the Bible Cover to Cover

    I have always wanted to read the Bible in its entirety. This has been a new year’s resolution for probably 10 years now, but I never could do it. I always found myself in February drowning in Levticus and calling it quits. And then I realized maybe it wasn’t reading the whole Bible that I

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  • Smitten Kitchen Cookbook Signing

    I found out last minute (thanks to my sister Carrie!) that Deb Perelman, the writer behind the Smitten Kitchen blog, was in Raleigh for a book signing last Friday. I was feeling particularly tired that day, so I had to ask myself: Should I stay inside on this wet, cold Friday night and relax after

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  • Bossypants Review / No Commitment Blogger Book Club #1

    Today is the first Monday of the month, which means it’s time to review the first book of the No-Commitment Blogger Book Club! January we read Bossypants together. Did you like the book? I actually listened to it while I ran my marathon last month, and for the most part it kept me very entertained

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  • I Judge Books by Their Covers

    It’s true. I judge books by their covers. Don’t we all? Doesn’t it feel like the book will be better if it has a pretty cover? Also, if the book was made into a movie, I avoid the movie cover if I possibly can. There are so many cute and clever covers out there! Some

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  • My Thoughts on The Hunger Games

    A few weeks ago I finished The Hunger Games trilogy. I promise I won’t give away any spoilers, but I do have a few things to say about this book. First off, don’t be fooled by the Young Adult label—it’s actually quite mature and is a page-turner at any age and I recommend it to

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  • My Favorite Book

    Warning: Spoiler below! If you live under a rock and have no idea how Pride & Prejudice ends, don’t read below. Then go promptly to your bookstore or library and read the book. I first read Pride and Prejudice after watching the movie You’ve Got Mail. I saw it in the theaters with my best

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  • Summer Reading

    Summer has always been the time of the year when I read the most. I love sitting by the pool or beach with a good book, or curling up in a cold air conditioned home away from the heat. I was even one of those kids nerds who enjoyed getting a list of required reading

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