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Michelle Scott, urban fantasy author

I love urban fantasy and paranormal romance! Although I'm not too keen on books that are overly sexy, I don't mind a little heat if it goes along with the story. At the same time, I'll read pretty much anything from classic novels to contemporary fiction.

Currently reading

Shutter Island
Dennis Lehane
Tim Gunn: A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style (Tim Gunn's Guide to Style)
Tim Gunn, Kate Maloney
Oaths of Blood (Ascension #2)
S.M. Reine
Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality - Donald Miller The altar call at the end of the book kind of summed up why I didn't care for it. Although the author had many, wonderful insights into Christianity, I felt I was being sold a bill of goods throughout. I would have preferred a series of open-ended discussions. So many times, the author came close to broadening his mind and accepting spirituality in all its guises, but in the end, he became too afraid.

Also, I occasionally grew annoyed with the author's voice. He reminded me of a Christian Woody Allen - too neurotic and fearful to be much of a religious guru.

I will say, however, that the writing was very beautiful, and the insights - when they did happen - were quite profound. I didn't care for the book; however, I will continue to think about it for a while.