Happy Book Lover’s day

Happy Book Lover’s day

Illustration by Ghergich & Co. I may not have time to grab a great book, a cup of coffee and relax into a fantastic story, but hopefully you do! Happy reading.

List Fun! Book Riot Readers’ Top 50

Happy Thursday!  Over at Book Riot, they’ve posted their readers top 50 reads, and I thought I’d take a que from What Red Read and see how many I’ve read! 26 fully (okay, only half the Harry Potter series, but still counting it), with 3 half-completes (only one will I probably not finish – the […]

What the Zhang Boys Know by Clifford Garstang: Impressions

What the Zhang Boys Know by Clifford Garstang: Impressions

What the Zhang Boys Know by Clifford Garstang is, as you might have guessed from the descriptive subtitle, is a book of linked stories, the link here being the Nanking Mansion, an old building renovated into condos in an up-and-coming Chinatown neighborhood in Washington, D.C. The Zhang boys, around 3 and 6, have just lost their […]

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 […]

#readerswithlives

#readerswithlives

After a long hiatus this summer, I’m hoping the scarcity of posts will be replaced with a wee bit more regularity. The triple digit heat that plagued the midwest, sapping the energy out of me with sumo wrestler insistance, seems to have broken, finally, and I can stay awake to read again, and occasionally even […]