What I Read – April 2020

READ: The Mercies - Kiran Milwood Hargrave (Little, Brown and Company, 2019) Lost Boy Found - Kirsten Alexander (Grand Central Publishing, 2020) The Moment of Tenderness - Madeleine L'Engle (Grand Central Publishing, 2020) Homegoing - Yaa Gyasi (Anchor Canada, 2016) Little Eyes - Samanta Schweblin (Riverhead Books, 2020) (translated by Megan McDowell) Moonfleet - J.… Continue reading What I Read – April 2020

Book Review: The Moment of Tenderness by Madeleine L’Engle

The Moment of Tenderness - Madeleine L'Engle (Grand Central Publishing, 2020) This collection of short stories from Madeleine L'Engle is comprised of both previously published work and stories never before published. It includes stories she wrote as a very young woman and ones that show a more experienced hand. As many other readers are, I'm… Continue reading Book Review: The Moment of Tenderness by Madeleine L’Engle

Book Review: Lost Boy Found by Kirsten Alexander

Lost Boy Found - Kirsten Alexander (Grand Central Publishing, 2020) I received an Advanced Reading Copy of this book. All opinions are my own. In the interest of full disclosure I will confess that I read the first two parts of this, skimmed most of the third and then jumped to the end to see… Continue reading Book Review: Lost Boy Found by Kirsten Alexander

What I Read – May 2016

Paper Towns - John Green (Penguin Books, 2008) Before I Fall - Noah Hawley (Grand Central Publishing, 2016) Housekeeping - Marilynne Robinson (Harper Perennial, 2005) A Visit from the Goon Squad - Jennifer Egan (Anchor Books, 2010) Did Not Finish: The Little Red Chairs - Edna O'Brien (Little, Brown and Company, 2016) Currently Reading: Infinite… Continue reading What I Read – May 2016

Book Review: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

If there's a lesson to be learned from Before the Fall, it might be "Don't be fabulously rich because people will want to kill you." Or, at the very least, "Don't fly on private planes". The characters in Noah Hawley's debut novel (to be released at the end of this month) are rich in a… Continue reading Book Review: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley