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Chelsea Russell's Blog

I grew up with a love of the written word. Writing is an art just like any other creative endeavor. Unlike painting with pastels, my words are my medium.

Currently reading

The Passage
Justin Cronin
The Golem and the Jinni
Helene Wecker
Embracing Obscurity: Becoming Nothing in Light of God's Everything
Made from Scratch: Discovering the Pleasures of a Handmade Life
Jenna Woginrich
The Fellowship of the Ring
J.R.R. Tolkien
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
J.K. Rowling, Mary GrandPré


Birthmarked - Caragh M. O'Brien Interesting dystopian concept. I felt as though some parts were a bit stagnant, but overall not too badly written. There were a couple copy-editing errors sprinkled throughout. I guess my biggest complaint is the need to stretch what could have been a good stand alone book into a series. Unfortunately, it's becoming more and more common.