Posted on 02/20/2019 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Every person, native or non-native, who has spoken or spelled in English has bemoaned what a strange language it is....

Tagged As: Just for fun, Language, Video

Posted on 11/14/2018 at 05:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There’s no shame in watching TV, as a bookworm, when you’re watching the National Book Awards ceremony! Actor Nick Offerman,...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Awards, Video

Posted on 11/05/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s a dark and dreary day in Des Moines, so it seemed fitting that we stumbled upon footage of Ian...

Tagged As: Mystery, Thriller, Video

Posted on 10/09/2018 at 11:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Amazon unveiled the trailer for its upcoming show Good Omens over the weekend. The six-part series is based on Neil...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Amazon, TV adaptation, Video

Posted on 10/08/2018 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Two-time poet laureate Donald Hall is still gifting the world with his words. Hall passed away in June, but not...

Tagged As: Poetry, Video

Posted on 09/11/2018 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The only thing harder than creating a viral video is writing a clever lead-in to a post about a viral...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 08/27/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The literary world lost another great yesterday with the passing of Neil Simon. But in true dramatic fashion, the Pulitzer...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 08/15/2018 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Lauren Groff, author of Fates and Furies and Florida, invites us all to give peace a chance. She shared a...

Categories: Author Interview

Tagged As: Video

Posted on 08/14/2018 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The next time a George R.R. Martin character that you allowed yourself to like dies, you should direct some of...

Categories: Author Interview

Tagged As: Author interview, Video

Posted on 08/08/2018 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bel Canto has already been on stage (as an opera), and now it’s almost ready to be on screen. The...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Movie adaptation, Video