Book Club & W.W. Norton Present: Nick Flynn in conversation with Paul Lisicky

Book Club & W.W. Norton & Co. Present: Nick Flynn in conversation with Paul Lisicky This Is The Night Our House Will Catch Fire is a breathtaking work of spare lyricism and astonishing insights. Rarely does a memoir speak so openly about marriage alongside childhood trauma. And rarely does a work engage so deeply with how… Continue reading Book Club & W.W. Norton Present: Nick Flynn in conversation with Paul Lisicky

Virtual Events

In this time of social distancing, everyone is trying to get by with what’s available to them. Unfortunately, I haven’t found anywhere that’s aggregating all the events that are being held. I’ve watched quite a few of the Metropolitan Operas, and earlier today I watched a Jill Sobule Facebook Live video from the other week.… Continue reading Virtual Events

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Release Day for C is for Chimera

You know what today is, right? It’s the official release day for C is for Chimera. I received an electronic ARC for review but haven’t read it yet. I misplaced my kindle cord and the poor thing has been sitting dormant for over a month. To date, I still haven’t found it so I ordered… Continue reading Release Day for C is for Chimera

Jewish Book Month – November 6th to December 6th

In another week or so is Jewish Book Month. The Jewish Book Council designates this month as a time to celebrate and promote Jewish books. It seems most of the Jewish books anyone ever talks about are tales about the Holocaust but there is so much more. Immigrant tales, short story collections, biographies and cookbooks. Will… Continue reading Jewish Book Month – November 6th to December 6th

All Hallows Read 2015

Guess what time of year it is? It’s time for All Hallows Read! And I’m going to celebrate it in style. This year I belong to a book club where we do bookish things on a monthly basis. Each month has a different hostess and the book choices are varied. I won’t post the picture… Continue reading All Hallows Read 2015

Mailbox Monday – September 21st

A big thank you to Marcia for originating Mailbox Monday. In this weekly meme you share books which came into your home during the week. I reserved some books at the library this week and heard of some through BookBub. Here are the books I picked up this week: Valkyrie Rising by Ingrid Paulson – Nothing… Continue reading Mailbox Monday – September 21st

Bloggiesta Finish Line

  It’s Sunday night and I’m about ready to cross the Bloggiesta Finish Line. Below is the list of goals I created and the progress I made: Schedule post about my All Hallows Reads plan. Done! Look for that later this week. Schedule three mini-bite reviews. Done! I wrote them, scheduled them, and even started on… Continue reading Bloggiesta Finish Line

R.I.P. X Challenge

Over the years I’ve seen calls for the R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril challenge and I finally decided to participate. The logo by Abigail Larson is pretty awesome, isn’t it? This challenge or event runs from September 1st through October 31st so it’s a short commitment and I plan on a setting a small goal since I’m… Continue reading R.I.P. X Challenge