Thoughts on classic lit – Where the red fern grows

And now we shall discuss my thoughts on classic literature.  Imagine, we're at coffee shop and I'm waxing poetic about my plan to read classic lit or in this case, I'm recalling the literature of my childhood. On Where the Red Fern Grows - Short summary:  I read this story in the seventh grade and … Continue reading Thoughts on classic lit – Where the red fern grows

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Thoughts on classic lit – Jane Eyre

And now I shall share my thoughts on classic lit, as though we were meeting up for coffee, sitting across from each other at a lightly scuffed wooden table, and chatting (loudly, because it's me) ... On Jane Eyre - Honestly, what kind of monster locks his wife in the attic for years and then … Continue reading Thoughts on classic lit – Jane Eyre

A Simple Favor and connection

I recently read A simple favor, a twisty thriller about the friendship of two women and the mysterious disappearance of one of them. I had a fair amount of feelings while reading this book - Unlikable characters with interesting stories to tell: I've always envied and wondered on how this can be done in my … Continue reading A Simple Favor and connection

A graphic graphic novel review 

First, I should like to give a warning to people who read this blog who don't like graphic content, knew me as a child, or birthed me (Mom, this clearly means you)...you don't want to read this review. Is everyone else still with me? Okay! Sex Criminals - Volume 1, is a graphic, graphic novel … Continue reading A graphic graphic novel review 

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry – Review

Review: "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry," by Gabrielle Zevin Summary A.J. Fikry is the owner of a little bookstore on a small island, with small sales and limited ties to the community.  No man is an island, and yet A.J. lives on one and does his best to keep to himself after the accidental death of his … Continue reading The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry – Review