The winning story of Boston Review's 15th annual fiction contest is online; I think it's unpretentious and moving.
Advance Reading Copies are the new cute dogs -- they do all the romantic luring for you. (They also make excellent -- and free -- birthday presents.)
"Hey babe, I have a great idea for this weekend!" I can just picture the look so many boyfriends' faces.
Sharon, Nina, and all you bookish Bostonians, please be careful at the BPL.