REVIEW: The Art of Social Media by Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick

Okay, so a) this is not a book for social media newbies. It says it right on the cover: this is for people who’re already pretty familiar with Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, etc. And b) it’s also geared more towards business owners/social media interns, aka people doing it for money or for getting more traffic so they can get more money. If you’re a business owner with a Twitter account, you’re set! The Art of Social Read More …

#GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso

I don’t read business books for tips. I read them because I’m interested in the behind-the-scenes stuff! I like stories about people starting up businesses that take off like a rocket. Especially when they have such a great back ground as SA has! She was a freegan/gutter punk/anarchist shoplifter in her youth and now she’s running a huge business and buying expensive cars. The thing that’s most confusing about business is that a lot of Read More …

REVIEW: Grave Sight by Charlaine Harris

I’ve decided to start participating in I’m Loving Books’ Random Reads meme! I caught myself staring at my TBR shelf, unable to pick anything to read, and that’s TERRIBLE. So I decided to play a game! I have (most of) my TBR books listed on Goodreads; I sorted them by date added (I think), used Random.org to pick a number, and then read the corresponding book. I decided I’m allowed to skip books if it’s Read More …

The Secret History of the Pink Carnation by Lauren Willig

The Secret History of the Pink Carnation is super fluffy, the most candy-coated spy mystery romance I’ve ever read. I think it was written at the tail end of the chick lit = big times! era, so it’s got tons of chick lit tropes wrapped in a historical fiction wrapper. This could be very annoying to people who don’t like fluffy historical fiction! In fact, I might have been annoyed myself, if the book hadn’t Read More …