in Derry, NH, United States
21 to 28
“I first read this when I was sixteen and promptly declared it was my Absolute Favorite Book of All Time. Years later, that's still relatively true; the big and small heartbreaks of Sammy,...”
“Like in Kavalier & Clay, I fell in love with the characters here (save Phlox). It makes me wish I led as exciting a life as Art Bechstein and knew the people he knew (excepting the...”
“When the Harry Potter series suddenly blew up, I was eleven. The same age as Harry is in the first book. What can I say? I'm sentimental and the books take me back. I love the...”
Neil Gaiman, Mike Dringenberg, Kelley Jones, Harlan Ellison, P. Craig Russell
“Apparently, Alikewise doesn't allow you to pick the entire series of "Sandman" as a favorite. For SHAME!
So I picked this one because I like it most aside from "Brief Lives," which...”
“Fragile Things is delectable. It is creepy and sweet and smart and strange as all hell. If you've read Neil Gaiman before, you'll know what I mean. The only weakness to this collection...”
“A writing professor of mine recommended I read this. I am so, so glad I did. Moore is a master of the short story and she produces imagery that I would never think of. Like this: "She...”
Oscar Wilde, Merlin Holland
“Do I really need to elaborate here?”
“George Saunders is the kind of writer that makes me want to blather incoherently about while waving my arms around. OMGEGRBQUDYV, is he good. He combines the grotesque, the fantastical,...”
“I'm a lady with a B.A. in English. Of course I love Jane Austen! She was the bomb.
(Later, I also read Pride & Prejudice & Zombies. That was also terribly enjoyable!)”