Top Ten New-To-Me

Authors I Read For The First Time In 2016 Chelsea Cain Confessions of a Teen Sleuth is hysterical. I didn’t know about it until a friend recommended it and, holey moley. Danielle Dutton Margaret the First is a strange and lovely biographical novel. It sort of defies description, which is something I love about it.…

Books for December

In drear-nighted December / Too happy, happy brook, Thy bubblings ne’er remember / Apollo’s summer look; But with a sweet forgetting / They stay their crystal fretting, Never, never petting / About the frozen time. ~ John Keats We are finally moving back into our house for real. There are still some small items to be…

For Noirvember

Though I haven’t focused on it lately, I also write about films (often classics). I earned a master’s degree in cinema studies, really just for fun. Recently I was accepted into a stable of writers at Film Inquiry and they agreed to let me write a “Beginner’s Guide to Film Noir.” It was great fun…

Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Thanks

A time for harvest, a time to gather in and a time to remember all we are thankful for. And today, I’m thinking about the bookish things I am grateful for. Books (and reading) are an important part of my life and always have been. I would be a very different person without it. Here…

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