Archives for August 2010


Title:  Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly Author:  Anthony Bourdain Publisher: Ecco Publication Date:  Updated edition (January 9, 2007) Paperback: 312 pages Racy, raunchy, ridiculously accurate, and a purely fun read. Anyone who has ever been in or around a restaurant kitchen for any length of time will recognize that Anthony Bourdain is speaking […]

The Passage by Justin Cronin

My darling friend Bree of 1girl2manybooks told me about this book, and I immediately had to have it. I adore a good post-apocalyptic story, and this one has VAMPIRES. Ok, so the author doesn’t call them Vampires, but whatever, they’re vampy enough. And they don’t sparkle.  That’s enough to get my interest right there.  (Can […]

The Watcher by Jeanne C. Stein

I’m not really sure what to say about this book.  It wasn’t horrible, it wasn’t great, it was kind of just…fluff?  The main character is Anna Strong, a recently-turned Vampire.  It’s set in a high magic version of our world – San Diego, to be precise.  There’s shape shifters, witches, and other things that “go […]