Favorite Books So Far 2017

Favorite Books So Far 2017

I love keeping track of the books I’m reading, which I do on a regular basis on an area of my site I call “pithy reviews.” I’ve been keeping track since 2011. I started that section of my site because when people asked me for book...
I’m Having a David Sedaris Party

I’m Having a David Sedaris Party

Okay, perhaps my David Sedaris party is a party for one, but I’m having a GREAT time. David Sedaris is the rare author who can get me to buy the audio of his newest book and also have the print copy (hardcover, no less!) on my nightstand. When do I have time for...
5 Memoirs I Can’t Stop Thinking About

5 Memoirs I Can’t Stop Thinking About

  I read an equal amount of fiction and memoir and freeze whenever someone asks me for a favorite. Instead of “favorite,” I think along the lines of, “What book am I still thinking about long after the last page?” The list below focuses on...
Tribute to Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Tribute to Amy Krouse Rosenthal

The world lost a much-loved writer this week when Amy Krouse Rosenthal passed away on Monday, March 13th at the age of 51. I never met her, but through her work, I felt like I knew her. Countless readers have likely thought the same thing. Her piece in the New York...