• Book Review: “The Never Never Sisters” by Alison L. Heller

    Sep 15 • 110 Views • No Comments

    Synopsis from Goodreads: An absorbing, highly entertaining novel about family secrets, The Never Never Sisters introduces you to the strong-willed and big-hearted Reinhardt women, as they reunite one summer in New York. Gifted storyteller L. Alison Heller has...

  • Why I’m Not Doing the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Aug 22 • 582 Views • 1 Comment

    Well, it happened: as much as I was hoping that my lack of social media presence these days would make everyone forget all about me during these days of the viral “Ice Bucket Challenge”, it was not to be. One of my very best friends, who I love...

  • The Ship is Anchor’d Safe and Sound: Depression Lies

    Aug 11 • 520 Views • No Comments

    “Did you used to try and sit like Mork when you were a kid?” This is what I asked my husband at the dinner table tonight. We had just heard about Robin Williams’ death, and it had hit us both hard - my husband, especially: Robin Williams...

  • Book Review: “The Quick” by Lauren Owen

    Aug 7 • 429 Views • No Comments

    Synopsis from Goodreads: An astonishing debut, a novel of epic scope and suspense that conjures up all the magic and menace of Victorian London     London, 1892: James Norbury, a shy would-be poet newly down from Oxford, finds lodging with a charming young...

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