Category Archives: Review

“Before I Go to Sleep,” S.J. Watson: We Are What We Remember

Related Post: Introduction to Life Stories   Before I Go to Sleep: A Novel by S. J. Watson HarperCollins, 2011 Kindle Edition A woman awakens, wonders where she is, rolls over—and is shocked to see a middle-aged man wearing a … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Book review: “The Golden Thread: The Story of Writing,” by Ewan Clayton Anyone who loves books will be interested in this book, which tells the story of typography: Writing matters, says Ewan Clayton, calligrapher, former monk, design and media professor … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Truman Capote

In honor of Truman Capote‘s birthday, today’s featured review is In Cold Blood, the book that changed writing forever.

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Featured Review: “The Lovely Bones” by Alice Sebold

Happy birthday, Alice Sebold! In honor of the day, here’s a review of her famous novel, The Lovely Bones.

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Featured Review: “Angela’s Ashes”

In honor of Frank McCourt’s birthday, today’s featured review is Angela’s Ashes.  

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Featured Review: “Disturbances in the Field”

Disturbances in the Field by Lynne Sharon Schwartz is one of the best novels I’ve ever read.

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Featured Review: “The Black Echo”

Featured Review: The Black Echo In honor of Michael Connelly’s birthday, here’s a review of The Black Echo, that book that introduces Connelly’s franchise series character LAPD detective Harry Bosch.

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Featured Review: “Eat, Pray, Love”

Featured Review: Eat, Pray, Love Happy birthday, Elizabeth Gilbert.  

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Featured Review: “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Today’s featured review is To Kill a Mockingbird, published on this date in 1960.  

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Featured Review: “Room” by Emma Donoghue

Featured Review: Room by Emma Donoghue In a writer’s group I participate in someone recently asked for recommendations of novels to look at as examples in creating the voice of a child narrator. I’ve always been interested in books with … Continue reading

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