A PARTIAL HISTORY Giveaway Winners!

A PARTIAL HISTORY Giveaway Winners!

As promised, the four giveaway winners will be receiving a copy of A Partial History of Lost Causes by Jennifer duBois, one of my favorite reads this year! (If you missed it, Ms. duBois graciously answered a few bookish questions here.) And the lucky winners are: There were 10 items in your list. Here they […]

The Ghost Painter by Marilu Norden: Impressions

The Ghost Painter by Marilu Norden tells the story of a young artist living in New York, Angelina, who idolized a painter, Adelaide Moran, known for her breathtaking landscapes of New Mexico. Adelaide dies without completing her final masterpiece. While in heaven waiting to meet the Great Spirit (bear with me here), Adelaide decides that […]

Q&A with Jennifer duBois + GIVEAWAY!

Q&A with Jennifer duBois + GIVEAWAY!

If you’ve stopped by this sliver of the internet recently, you may have noticed that I absolutely adored the novel A Partial History of Lost Causes by Jennifer duBois. I happened to have the good fortune to ask Ms. duBois a few questions, the answers to which I can now share with you. I also […]

THE LOLA QUARTET by Emily St. John Mandel: Impressions

THE LOLA QUARTET by Emily St. John Mandel: Impressions

The Lola Quartet by Emily St. John Mandel is another of those novels I picked up because something about the title and the cover (there I go again, initially judging a book by its cover) intrigued me. It turned out to be a pleasure to read – a well-paced mystery exploring all those complicated issues […]

11 – a day in a life

11 – a day in a life

Eleven years ago, I awoke on a morning much like this one. A cloudless, crisp morning that promised a mild, perfect afternoon. I dressed quickly, perpetually later for work than I preferred, ran out the door onto Bank Street and quickly crossed Hudson Avenue, laser-focused on getting to the subway on 7th Avenue. I did […]