Consuming Culture: Listen to me on That’s How I Blog!

Pages about reviews contact Monday, September 27, 2010 Listen to me on That’s How I Blog! Posted by Kari at 3:44 PM | Did you know that I was last week’s guest on That’s How I Blog? If yes, kudos to you for being a frequent listener of Nicole’s awesome show. If no, don’t fret…I’m […]

Consuming Culture: June 1: Next On the List

Pages about reviews contact Friday, June 1, 2012 June 1: Next On the List Posted by Kari at 3:10 PM | In my mind, the end of May signals the end of Spring, and that is fabulous. Not that Spring is bad; it’s just the most frustrating of the months for me. My mind, body, […]

Consuming Culture: Fiction | Oddities of the Ruralist

Pages about reviews contact Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Fiction | Oddities of the Ruralist Posted by Kari at 11:17 AM | I really love the short story. It requires an art and skill completely different than the full novel, and I think George Singleton has got that skill down pat. His book, The Half-Mammals of Dixie, is […]

Consuming Culture: February 1: Next On the List

Pages about reviews contact Wednesday, February 1, 2012 February 1: Next On the List Posted by Kari at 4:40 PM | In an attempt to mentally organize and motivate, I think I’m going to start taking a monthly mental pause to assess what I want to read, where I am with any reading goals, and […]

Consuming Culture: May 1: Next On the List

Pages about reviews contact Tuesday, May 1, 2012 May 1: Next On the List Posted by Kari at 12:26 PM | April was a pretty successful reading and blogging month for me. I was able to get through a nonfiction chunkster as part of a joint reading effort with Aarti, and I still worked in […]

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 […]

The Five Borough Book Review: August 2012

Pages Home About Us The Books Contact Us Thursday, August 23, 2012 Fiction | Rosamunde Pilcher Is Beach Reading At Its Finest Last summer when I was on vacation, I read Rosamunde Pilcher’s Coming Home. The cover really looks like it’s a romance novel, but I assure you that it is not! Not that I […]