What I Read – February 2018

2018 has obviously not been a great year for book reviews thus far but I am sneaking in lots of reading time. Here's what I read in February and the quickest reviews I can manage at this moment: The Hut Builder - Laurence Fearnley (Penguin Books, 2010 New Zealand novel. I likely would have abandoned this… Continue reading What I Read – February 2018

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Book Review – Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon

This is the third novel by Michael Chabon that I've read. (Read my reviews of The Yiddish Policemen's Union or The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay.) Obviously, I enjoy his writing. Telegraph Avenue (HarperCollins, 2012) has Chabon's usual blend of colourful imagery and quirky characters bumbling about in a finely-realized setting. Telegraph Avenue revolves… Continue reading Book Review – Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon

Book Review – The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon

Finding a new author that I enjoy reading is a little like visiting a really cool city for the first time. You’re excited, you’re so happy you’ve come, you’re a little overwhelmed by all the exploration you have ahead of you. You go home or you finish your book and you keep those fond memories.… Continue reading Book Review – The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon

My Week in Review

Let's recap the last few days...They've been goood ones (Yes, so good it deserves an extra 'o'!) Wednesday Farmers Market Day in Roberts Creek. Lots of fresh, local produce. Preserves, honey, baked goods, even goat cheese. Yum. We came home with fresh kale and beets. We made kale chips for the first time - pretty… Continue reading My Week in Review

Perfect Days

We've had a couple of pretty amazing days in a row here. The weather has been sunny and warm without being uncomfortably hot and we currently live in one of the most beautiful spots in the world. I feel very blessed. Check this out...it's a beach just a couple of blocks from where we're staying.… Continue reading Perfect Days

Book Review – The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

In the cottage where I spent my summers as a child, there was an old cardboard box under one of the beds. It was a box that, each summer, my brother and I pulled out and looked through as if we’d never seen it before. It was a box full of comic books and each… Continue reading Book Review – The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon