drumroll please…

I would like to hereby announce the upcoming publication of Break by the absolutely amazing debut author Hannah Awesomesauce Moskowitz. Jonah is on a mission to break every bone in his body. Everyone knows that broken bones grow back stronger than they were before, and Jonah wants to be stronger—needs to be stronger—because everything around … More drumroll please…


So I am currently reading two books: Do Android Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick and Conquest of the Useless by Werner Herzog. Both are basically fabulous. Today I want to talk about the Herzog book because I’m basically bookgasming on every single page. First, some background. Werner Herzog is one of my … More bookgasm

boxes and books

It’s been a pretty eventful weekend here in Gracetopia. Well, really  just one major event. I unpacked my final box! I’m finally moved in! The astute among you might remember that I moved here in December. So this is six months after I moved that I finally unpacked the final box. Hey, I’m not speedy … More boxes and books

oscar sings

Occasionally I have to double-check to make sure I have not died and gone to heaven. For instance: a musical of The Picture of Dorian Gray. The only reason I’m sure I’m still here is that it’s currently touring Europe, where I am not. AARRGHHHH


Debut novelist Lara Zielin on the trials and tribulations of editing: (points to wordvixen, who originally posted this)

free book: Clublife by Rob the Bouncer

Another giveaway! A grown-up book this time. In this behind-the-velvet-rope memoir, anonymous blogger Rob the Bouncer (Rob Fitzgerald) details his adventures working security at “Axis,” a dizzying composite of real-life New York nightclubs. Spending grungy nights working the “Nightmare Square” of club-choked West Chelsea, antagonized by feuding bosses and berated by the downgrading clientele, Rob … More free book: Clublife by Rob the Bouncer