A. Lawyer, adjunct professor, kennel technician in an animal shelter.
A. The one I've got now.
A. I graduated from New York University and then went immediately to law school, which I finished at 23. I spent my 24th birthday studying for the bar exam. I don't recommend it.
A. When Harry Met Sally or The Descent.
A. Dexter or the dearly departed Lost.
A. Happy. See? I did it in one.
A. "Being contented has none of the glamour of a good fight against misfortune." ~ Aldous Huxley
A. Dolls coming to life. Not okay.
A. My mother.
A. I wish I could dance. Because I really, really can't.
A. Giving my epileptic, food-allergic, hypothyroid rescue pit bull with two bum knees a wonderful life for the past nine years.
A. I'm a relentless perfectionist.
A. I'm fiercely loyal.
A. A Great White Shark. Why not?
A. My best friend says I have bush baby eyes. That's probably pretty noticeable.
A. If I began naming YA authors, this list would never end. So in the adult realm I'll just say: Stephen King. Richard Preston. Lev Grossman. Daniel Handler. Michael Crichton. Vladimir Nabokov. Lisa See. Justin Cronin. Tom Perrotta. Gary Shteyngart.
A. 1) Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov 2) Geek Love by Katherine Dunn 3) The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien 4) The Shining by Stephen King 5) The Magicians by Lev Grossman
A. Anna and the French Kiss. It's impossible not to smile when I'm reading that book.
A. Finish the book.