I’m a thirtysomething woman living in Baltimore. I read more books than any one person should. When NOT at work or obsessively reading, I enjoy watching TV or movies and spending time with my dog, Sam.
Books: Shadow of the Wind, To Kill a Mockingbird, My Wife’s Affair, Heart-Shaped Box, American Wife, Pure (by Terra Elan McVoy), A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, The Pull of Gravity, Wonder, Moonglass, Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour and Anna Dressed in Blood. I also love Stephen King, Sara Paretsky, Laura Lippman, Jodi Picoult, Sarah Dessen, Harlan Coben, Kristin Cashore, Sophie Kinsella’s Shopaholics series, Courtney Summers, Marian Keyes, Kate Morton, Julie Kenner, Elizabeth Berg, Chris Bohjalian, Robin Brande, Libba Bray, Marcus Sakey, Nick Hornby, Tom Perrotta, A.J. Jacobs, Michael Connelly, Judy Blume, Anita Shreve, Emily Giffin, Jennifer Weiner, Suzanne Collins, Eileen Cook, Lisa Schroeder, Jackson Pearce, Melissa Senate and Megan McCafferty.
Movies: Playing By Heart, The Godfather (and its first sequel), Heathers, Dirty Dancing, pretty much everything with John Cusack, Nightmare on Elm Street (and sequels), Halloween (and sequels), All About Eve, Sunset Boulevard, The Philadelphia Story, Some Like it Hot, Young @ Heart, Casablanca, Gone With the Wind, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, all of the Rocky movies (even V, which was bad), Rocky Horror Picture Show, Shock Treatment. Horror is probably my favorite genre, but I love most types of movies.
TV: 30 Rock, American Horror Story, The Mindy Project, Scandal, Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Parks and Recreation, The Big Bang Theory, Glee, Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, Weeds and The Big C. I loved Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Veronica Mars, Gilmore Girls, The X-Files, Nip/Tuck and 24.