Books, Love

There’s logic to this madness: Gone Girl, the Obamas and a Kiss Cam.

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When it comes to nytime best sellers, I am a bit skeptical at first.  I am one of the few people who has NOT read 50 shades of grey despite good reviews from my girlfriends, and even my boyfriend’s mom( she said she didn’t know what it was ‘really about’.)
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Advice, Happiness, Loss, Love

It’s the end of the world as we know it?! Give yourself some credit.

Oh REM. Play and read away!

I will be attending my friend Andrea’s END OF THE WORLD party tonight in Boston. To convey my giddiness,  I updated my facebook status, which appropriately started with references about the afterlife, and ended with  “reincarnate me as a bottle of jack”. 
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Books, Love, Travel

Need a holiday escape? Go on a magic carpet ride….litera(ture)lly with Shantaram

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If you don’t have the budget to travel, or have always wanted to go to India, Shantaram is one of the most exciting ‘realistic’ fiction books I’ve read to date….probably because the author doesn’t just tell the story. He lived it.
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Advice, Books, Career, Publishing

Life’s a bitch and then you change careers. Hear hear, Andrea Kay!

Photo on 12-10-12 at 4.34 PM #2In order to make a successful career change, sometimes you’ve got to work backwards(case and point above). Dig deep and ask yourself: What is the gnawing, restless feeling in the pit of your gut?  What does it tell you?
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