“I cannot throw a decent punch or carry a grown man across a battlefield, but I can wear red lipstick as though my life depended on it. And the truth is, these days, it often does.” Continue reading Book Report: Vive la France!
Miracle Country: A Memoir of a Family and a Landscape Many of us who live in the West, especially California … Continue reading Book Report: A story of person and place
Wow. Just wow. One of the most powerful books I’ve read. Maybe ever. The women who populate The Four Winds … Continue reading Book Report: Fierce winds, fiercer women
I was one of the lucky winners of a copy of local author, Jacci Turner’s latest book, Tree Singer. Entering … Continue reading Book Report: A heroine whose super-power is listening
“We expect our happiness to come with a sign and bells, but it doesn’t. I loved you and you didn’t know. I loved you and that was enough.” Continue reading What Queenie didn’t tell Harold
“Sometimes two strangers only need one thing in common to find each other sympathetic.” Continue reading Aren’t we all anxious people?
“The best arguments in the world won’t change a person’s mind. The only thing that can do that is a good story.” Continue reading Book Report: For the love of trees
Just a few words on your favorite book site really helps spread the word. Continue reading Six tips on writing a book review
“…one of the reasons for writing was to poke fun at the reigning glumness in here.” Continue reading Bedtime Book Report: Quarantine Edition
While there is much loss, much sadness in Ordinary Grace, it is ultimately a hopeful story. Continue reading The unexpected miracle of another day