June 20, 2013
by The OJBG Team
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Book Review of Andrea K. Host’s “Caszandra” by Otessa Ghadar

  Book Summary: Cassandra Devlin doesn’t know what she’s for. But she knows she’s running out of time. Since Cass was rescued from the abandoned world of Muina, the Aussie teen has proven more than useful to the people of Tare. Expeditions … Continue reading

June 13, 2013
by The OJBG Team
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Book Review of Tracy Rozzlynn’s “Verita” by Otessa Ghadar

Verita by Tracy Rozzlynn. On Goodreads here. Book Summary: If your world suddenly crumbled, leaving you with nothing but heartache, would you risk your life for a chance at a new beginning on a new world? Brett Bradbury’s parents are dead, her … Continue reading

May 15, 2013
by The OJBG Team
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OJBG: A Labor of Love Story & Your Guide to Freebies

Where’s Season 1? And Your Guide to OJBG Freebies We’ve already mentioned that a lot of people have been asking us about where the title of the show comes from, so we wrote a blog post explaining why Orange Juice, why Bishop’s … Continue reading

December 5, 2012
by The OJBG Team
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Book Spine Poetry

Liz. I stumbled across this Brain Pickings post on Book Spine Poetry and I fell in love with the idea. This is a project inspired by artist  Nina Katchadourian. Here are some of the beautiful, poignant poetry people have captured through … Continue reading

November 9, 2012
by Otessa
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I’m giving away free episodes. And, yes, you can have one.

by Otessa Hey guys!! I am selling this awesome free ebook on Amazon’s Kindle. And the good news is… it is getting a bunch of downloads. (Yay!) But the thing is… no one is leaving reviews. (Sad face!) So, I … Continue reading

December 6, 2011
by Otessa
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Weekly Top 10 (12/5 – 12/9/11)

by Otessa 1. Best Macaroon in the District. is at Paul, in Georgetown (1078 Wisconsin Ave, near M st, NW). The macaroons come in 2 sizes: small & x-large. Just look at this beauty — an extra large pistachio macaroon…it … Continue reading

October 19, 2011
by The OJBG Team
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Not the Hippopotamus

By:  Ashley Here at OJBG Headquarters we’re editing new Class of ’96 Yearbook Videos, and we’ve been looking a lot of old footage from all 4 seasons of the show.  Seeing scenes from the rave in Season 2 made me … Continue reading

September 19, 2011
by Otessa
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Rediscovery of Man by Cordwainer Smith

The Rediscovery of Man by Cordwainer Smith My rating: 3 of 5 stars Preamble alert!  So in case you didn’t know– I love SF.  And many of the authors I “heart” have listed this guy as a serious influence… and … Continue reading

August 29, 2011
by Otessa
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Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater My rating: 4 of 5 stars Where to start… there are so many remarkable and wonderful elements to this book. The prose is lyrical and moving– and it conjurs an icy, pristine environment in a very … Continue reading