You’re going to love this blog. That’s my mantra as I write my first blog posts, decide upon a name for the blog, figure out how to use WordPress, prepare a posting schedule: you’re going to love this blog. You’ll love it because it has review of books you want to read, or have thought … Continue reading Very First Post
From awesome food and wine to varying perspectives about the book, there were lots of “oohhhhs” and “huh, hadn’t thought of it that way” utterances.
My ode to the connecting goodness of this little punctuation gem.
Balancing scenes wrought with terror, anguish, and anger with moments of humor and forgiveness, Thomas demonstrates the power of literary activism in her debut novel, The Hate U Give.
With love from Red's Blended Book Views: an author interview, reading challenges, and a book clubbing bookstagram for With Love from the Inside.
Beyond hyperbolic political commentary, author Alice Sebold shares about her experience as a rape victim, finding Susie Salmon's voice, and how it feels to inspire.
In With Love from the Inside, a book about a woman awaiting execution on death row for the murder of her infant son, author Angela Pisel explores the limits of family ties and the harm born from shame and lies.
Magic and family and winter and...nuts!
Read Stephanie Garber's Caraval, but don't stop when you get to the end of the story.
It’s movie and television award season, and once again I haven’t seen any of the front runners (unless The Last Jedi’s Oscar nom for Best Sound Editing counts). I did start watching Mudbound on Netflix a few weeks ago, but between this and that, haven’t finished it...yet. I will though, because (spoiler!) I have it … Continue reading Don’t miss these book-to-screen adaptations
Great world-building and interesting characters compensate for superficial emotional resonance in fantasy favorite A Darker Shade of Magic.