Best of 2018 Books & Other Stuff

I read a lot in 2018. According to Goodreads, where I tracked it all, I read 75 books. The goal had been 57 since that was where I’d ended 2017. While I enjoyed each of those 75, certain ones (or groups) stand out as the best of the year. Becky Albertalli:...

Two Favorite Books Hit the Big Screen in 2018

Sure there are some cool movies to see this December with The Last Jedi, The Greatest Showman and others vying for year end attention. But truthfully my attention is focused on late winter and early spring. Over the course of three weeks, two of my favorite books hit...

Casting a “Hat Trick” Movie

A couple Sundays ago I was part of a Facebook chat where I was discussing my books, including, of course, Hat Trick, and someone asked me who I would cast into the roles of the main characters for HT. I’ve answered a lot of questions about Hat Trick over the...

2013: Looking back…

I usually have a good time putting together my year-end wrap up. This year is differenent. Significant things happened in 2013–some incredibly awesome and others tremendously sad. The past few days I’ve debated what to lead with and there’s really no...

Hey, Look, We’re Groovy!

We’ve been followers of Marc Harshbarger’s Deep Dish site for years. His mix of pop culture past and present along with his daily Deep Dish (i.e., hot guys!) keep us returning to the site day after day. We’re honored he’s picked us to be his...

2011: Year in Review

This was a good year. There’s no other way to put it. Here’s a look back at some of the stellar moments from 2011. Several of the items are linked to the blog posts where I originally blogged about them. Legally Married: After 16 years of being together,...