Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

I have a love-hate relationship with Apple in that I love their products when they work, but hate them when they don’t. More importantly, though, I’m super interested in the history of technology, especially computers! I’ve been wanting to read this Steve Jobs biography for a while now but got …

Chicken with Plums by Marjane Satrapi

Love Marjane Satrapi’s books, love her family, love the stories she tells about her family in her books. This one is more depressing than some of her other ones, because it’s focused so heavily on one person and his life/memories/hallucinations as he starves himself to death. The tone of Chicken …

REVIEW: Girl Sleuth by Melanie Rehak

I’ve read a few Nancy Drew books before, but I’ve always found the idea of Nancy Drew more satisfying than the actual stories. Teenage super-sleuths are ALWAYS cool, and Nancy is cooler than most because she’s so deeply ingrained into the public consciousness. She’s like Star Wars or Indiana Jones …