Gimbling in the Wabe – The Importance of the Nonsensical

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It’s been a rough week and I’ve been at a loss on what to write, so I decided to look through my old Gimblings to see if anything caught my eye.  This one seemed, if not topical, at least applicable to what’s going on in our world today. So – enjoy! I hope it tickles [….]

Flash Review – The Book With No Pictures

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The Book With No Pictures B. J. Novak Dial Books for Young Readers Release Date:  September 30, 2014 ISBN 978-0-803-74171-3 Such a simple idea.  Such a hilarious result. From the comedic mind of B. J. Novak (best known as Ryan the Intern on NBC Television’s “The Office”, for which he was also a writer, director [….]

Alison Wonderland by Helen Smith

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Alison Wonderland Helen Smith First Mariner Books ISBN# 978-0-547-84803-7 — ♦ — British author Helen Smith creates a quirky cast of characters in her novel, Alison Wonderland. When Alison Temple was young and idealistic, she dreamed of meeting and marrying someone, anyone, named Mr. Wonderland, because wouldn’t it be fun if her name was Alison [….]