Happy Sunday everyone! I'm back with another Weekly Library Haul. Here's what I got from the library this week... As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto: Food, Friendship, and the Making of a Masterpiece by Joan Reardon and Avis DeVoto A Crash of Fate by Zoriada Cordova Wicked Fox by Kat… Continue reading Weekly Library Haul
Here's what I brought home from the library this week... Unspeakable by Laura Griffin Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik The Way You Make Me Feel by Maureen Goo I'm currently reading Screen Queens by Lori Goldstein (from my library haul last week!)… Continue reading Weekly Library Haul
It's the first weekend of summer! Not exactly my favorite season because of living in the desert and whatnot, but I'm secretly glad we're inching forward to cooler months now 😉 This weekend I'll be reading... Alice In the Know by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Turning Point by Danielle Steel If I happen to finish either,… Continue reading What Are You Reading This Weekend?
Inquiring minds would love to know! What are you reading this weekend? I just started The Dazzling Heights by Katharine McGee. It's the second book in The Thousandth Floor trilogy and I can already tell it's going to be good. I have a stack of books to read next just in case I happen to… Continue reading What Are You Reading This Weekend?
Harlan Ellison, a prolific science fiction writer, died last week. One of his short stories had such a huge impact on me both as a reader and a writer, that I wanted to discuss it here today. This is a story I still to this day think about, whether I recall it for its weirdness… Continue reading RIP Harlan Ellison
For this week's Short Story Sunday, I'll be taking a look at "Unaccustomed Earth" by Jhumpa Lahiri, from her short story collection of the same name. In "Unaccustomed Earth" we meet Ruma, a young mother living in Seattle with her three-year-old son Akash and husband, Adam, who travels frequently for work. We learn that Ruma's… Continue reading Short Story Sunday: Unaccustomed Earth
The Cape Cod Masquerade by Mary Higgins Clark This was one of my favorites from Clark's Death Wears a Beauty Mask and Other Stories that I read a few weeks ago. Alvirah and Willy Meehan are visiting Cape Cod in search of some peace and quiet. Their neighbor, a young woman staying alone, seems a little odd… Continue reading Short Story Sunday: The Cape Cod Masquerade