Consuming Culture: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Cheap Books

Pages about reviews contact Thursday, November 5, 2009 The Good, the Bad, and the Really Cheap Books Posted by Kari at 7:00 AM | I recently heard a segment on NPR about some pretty ugly price wars on upcoming best-sellers by three huge online retailers: Amazon, Walmart, and Target. Here’s the deal: Walmart, in an […]

The Five Borough Book Review: The Books

Pages Home About Us The Books Contact Us The Books Books by AUTHOR Books by TITLE Books by GENRE Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest Home Subscribe to: Posts (Atom) Subscribe Search Loading… Currently Reading Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion by Robert Morgan Share book reviews and […]

Consuming Culture: Art of the Ideal Bookshelf

Pages about reviews contact Wednesday, September 29, 2010 Art of the Ideal Bookshelf Posted by Kari at 2:07 PM | I stumbled upon these little gems during my daily interactions with the internet. Ideal Bookshelf is an ongoing project by artist Jane Mount in which she paints sets of books. There are cooking sets and […]

Consuming Culture: Booking Through Thursday: Bad Books

Pages about reviews contact Thursday, August 13, 2009 Booking Through Thursday: Bad Books Posted by Kari at 11:23 AM | A weekly question to provoke discussion—it’s time for Booking Through Thursday! This week’s question is… What’s the worst book you’ve read recently? This is easy. My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult. I’d read two Jodi Picoult […]

Consuming Culture: Books on NPR

Pages about reviews contact Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Books on NPR Posted by Kari at 3:37 PM | As part of my own personal project to stay attune to NPR podcasts, I’ve been spending a good portion of the day at work catching up on last week’s programs. And lo and behold, they talk about books […]

Consuming Culture: Review: Asymmetrical

Pages about reviews contact Wednesday, October 14, 2009 Review: Asymmetrical Posted by Kari at 7:00 AM | Audrey Niffenegger’s Her Fearful Symmetry has probably been my most looked-forward-to book of the year. I (like everyone else) loved The Time Traveler’s Wife. What I liked about it: the love story, the supernatural, the fact that you […]

Consuming Culture: Review: Murder in the ‘Burbs

Pages about reviews contact Thursday, April 23, 2009 Review: Murder in the ‘Burbs Posted by Kari at 10:46 AM | When I read Goodnight Nobody by Jennifer Weiner a few months ago, I had needed a nice, fun read after a horrible book I’d just read. This pretty much hit the spot. It has all […]

Consuming Culture: June is Audiobook Month

Pages about reviews contact Tuesday, June 29, 2010 June is Audiobook Month Posted by Salvatore at 8:05 AM | I’ve been meaning to write about audiobooks and audiobook month for a while now, but as it’s still June I guess it’s still appropriate. (The World Cup is quite the distraction.) Until very recently I’ve had […]

Consuming Culture: GIVEAWAY Winners: Sex, Drugs, and Gefilte Fish

Pages about reviews contact Tuesday, November 10, 2009 GIVEAWAY Winners: Sex, Drugs, and Gefilte Fish Posted by Kari at 9:30 AM | Time to announce the winners of our first giveaway, Sex, Drugs, and Gefilte Fish. Many thanks to Hachette for offering five copies to our readers! The winners are: Dreamybee Sara Ms Jenna Comicspott Rebecca […]