Autumn 2018: In My Reading Log

2018-12-06T10:42:54+00:00

Elisabeth Sanxay Holding’s The Blank Wall (1947) “It was a mystery story she had got out of the lending library for her father, and she was not fond of mystery stories. Nobody in them ever seems to feel sorry about murders, she had said.” How unfortunate that Lucia is

Autumn 2018: In My Reading Log 2018-12-06T10:42:54+00:00

A Trio of Louise Erdrich Novels

2018-11-06T15:18:06+00:00

Talk of The Painted Drum (2005), The Plague of Doves (2008) and Shadow Tag (2010) in under 300 words each, with an eye to finishing a project. The Painted Drum is one of Erdrich’s accessible novels (I also recommend The Last Miracles at Little No Horse and The Master Butchers Singing

A Trio of Louise Erdrich Novels 2018-11-06T15:18:06+00:00

Tanya Tagaq’s Split Tooth (2018)

2018-11-28T15:41:06+00:00

In Short presents a 300-word and spoiler-free summary, intended to have a broad appeal; In Detail focuses on one aspect of the book which I found remarkable, which might interest those who have already read the book or those with an interest in the mechanics of writing; In Other

Tanya Tagaq’s Split Tooth (2018) 2018-11-28T15:41:06+00:00

Non-Fiction November 2018: Week Three (Haida Mythtellers)

2018-11-19T18:37:07+00:00

Non-Fiction November is hosted this year by Kim (Sophisticated Dorkiness), Julie (JulzReads), Sarah (Sarah’s Book Shelves), Katie (Doing Dewey) and Rennie (What’s Nonfiction). It's a month-long celebration of everything nonfiction with a different prompt and a different host each week. Week 3 is hosted by Julie @ JulzReads: Be The Expert/Ask the

Non-Fiction November 2018: Week Three (Haida Mythtellers) 2018-11-19T18:37:07+00:00

Non-Fiction November 2018: Week One (Charles C. Mann)

2018-10-30T18:34:14+00:00

Non-Fiction November is hosted this year by Kim (Sophisticated Dorkiness), Julie (JulzReads), Sarah (Sarah’s Book Shelves), Katie (Doing Dewey) and Rennie (What’s Nonfiction). It's a month-long celebration of everything nonfiction with a different prompt and a different host each week. Week One is hosted by Kim (Sophisticated Dorkiness) and poses these questions: What

Non-Fiction November 2018: Week One (Charles C. Mann) 2018-10-30T18:34:14+00:00