Alias Grace: Final Thoughts

Alias Grace: Final Thoughts

**First, to be fair: Spoilers are fair game today, so if you have not read the book and have any intention of doing so in the near future, you may want to stop reading now, just to be safe.** As most of you know, this is my second time around with Alias Grace, and I’ve […]

Slant of Light by Steve Wiegenstein: Impressions

Slant of Light by Steve Wiegenstein: Impressions

I finished Slant of Light by Steve Wiegenstein last night, and, I must say, it is one of the most unique storylines I’ve read in a long time. The characters are realistically strong, compelling, and flawed, and the plot is highly engaging and rich with history, taking place between 1857 and 1862. It also is […]

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood: Early Impressions

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood: Early Impressions

As promised, here is the first post for May’s informal readalong. Alias Grace is just as good upon reread as it was several years ago. Margaret Atwood remains one of my favorite authors with her knack for capturing characters and setting with easy clarity. I’m not sure how far along everyone is, so, just to […]

In Which Life Supersedes

In Which Life Supersedes

You may have noticed the scarcity of posting around here. Well, rest assured, I am still around, albeit in smaller doses. An unexpected promotion (to an entirely different department)  has left me with little free time during which I’m not completely exhausted. I have many reviews to post, hopefully shortly, including The Poisonwood Bible (Kingsolver), […]