The Backlist Reader Challenge: fifteen books I’ve been hoarding on my To Read shelf are getting read this year! 📚 #BacklistReader
This is Part 8 of The Orphan in My Family Tree. It is the true tale of my ongoing […]
Anyone else want to write with me? For the past six years, I’ve participated in posting 31 Days […]
I am instead suggesting we have continued conversations as a reading community about building the best collections we can that include characters and stories that have the potential to connect with each of us in a way that makes us all better and that increases our understanding of our society, our history, and our connectedness.
I loved War and Peace from the moment Pierre bumbled into scheming Anna Pavlovna’s party and proceeded to horrify everyone by fawning over Napoleon.
I appreciate Joyce’s technique and experiments with style. I found his echoes of, and connections to, other literary works rather fun. I, in turns, enjoyed Joyce’s cleverness and found that cleverness eye-rollingly overdone.
I look forward to doing a book review for Ulysses next, but a Reader Response based on my […]
We need to stop working from the assumption that people who express different opinions than ours are Super Bad Other Guys.
Banned Books Week kicked off yesterday. I love Banned Books Week. It is a whole week dedicated to […]
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