Chris Skaife may have the coolest job there is. It’s certainly one of the most unusual. Skaife is currently the Ravenmaster at the Tower of London — he is charged with making sure England never falls.
A delightful biography of a nonsense artist and a collection of funny essays from a traveling journalist. What are you reading this week?
Author Jac Jemc has spliced together the classic haunted house story with psychological, domestic suspense. The Grip of It is tight, sparse and yet deeply disturbing.
No wind, no bird. The river flames like brass. / On either side, smitten as with a spell / Of silence, brood the fields. In the deep grass, / Edging the dusty roads, lie as they fell / Handfuls of shriveled leaves from tree and bush. ~ “August” by Lizette Woodworth Reese
Many of the fine publicists I work with all year round were kind enough to offer the following titles for giveaway during Armchair BEA. Please support their kindness and enter to win these great books. My sincere thanks to Catherine, Andrea, Chris, Sarah, Shannon, Kristin and Elisabeth for providing the prizes! To enter: 1) Leave…