At Great New Books we take turns as a team recommending books week by week. I’ve been part of the site since the first post with my first recommendation appearing in January 2013. (It was for Gone Girl.) That’s four years of book recommendations with the best team out there, if you ask me. My 19th post for GNB is up today with The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald. Have you read it? Read about why I recommend it so highly.
Dear Nina, I considered “Liz” one of my closest friends. Last year, we spent almost every weekend together. We even took a vacation together the year before that. I know her family well and have been to her house various times. Recently, however, she has been avoiding...read more
It’s funny– I don’t call myself a book blogger. (And I rarely accept books for review. I’m serious–rarely. Definitely don’t ask me if we’ve never interacted before in person or on social media. Really, please...read more
When playwright, Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder, asked me to participate in her 40 Lunches project, I was hesitant at first. Don’t get me wrong; I said yes right away. Elyzabeth’s side project and the side website to go with it is the kind of idea I wish I had...read more
I loved many of the 50 books I read in 2016 and liked even more. But I forced myself to pick my top five. Here they are in no particular order! (There are Amazon affiliate links in this post.) WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR by PAUL KALANITHI When Breath Becomes Air is a...read more
It’s time for the December friendship question! And it’s all about how a jealous spouse might influence a friendship. While the theme this month may seem like an issue about opposite sex friends (and yes, that is part of it), there are really two bigger...read more
On November 18th, 2010, I published my first blog post. Every year since, on or around November 18th, I’ve written about why I started the blog and what I’ve learned that might help others. I put those posts along with all the other ones about writing,...read more
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