The act of writing always creates something of value. When I'm reading, it is the various manifestations of that inherent and powerful value that I'm looking to capture and share with my fellow book lovers.
From humble days as a bookseller in Colorado, I now live in NYC and work for one of the big publishing houses. I'm always reading a huge variety of books, but you're bound to find more reviews on titles that might not be on every bookstore's shelf quite yet!
And I must also say that it is immensely important to support independent bookstores. Definitely consider shopping with your local bookshop if you don't already!
If you're looking for one then check out the great store I used to work at:
It's kind of like reading an action movie. Quick, brain candy, but no real sense of accomplishment. All the same, Craig Johnson is a fun mystery writer and a wonderful man. I had the pleasure of buying him a beer this last weekend. It was a Coors Light.
This story is a Christmas tale, and it is very heavy on flight lingo. Check it out if you're in the mood for a bit of fun.