The heart of love is patience And this coffee that I’m making And you –“Sunday Morning Stasis” by Joseph Fink
By: Kazuo Ishiguro 2005 Fiction Subject Matter: Women; England; Cloning; Organ donors; Donation of organs; Tissues Rating: 4/5 I’ve been staring at the screen for a while now trying to figure out where to start this review.
By: Debbie Macomber Rose Harbor Series Book #1 2012 Fiction Rating: 2/5 I say Book #1, but The Inn at Rose Harbor has quite the lineage.
By: Ann Patchett 1992 Fiction Subject Matter: Unmarried mothers; Mothers and daughters; Nuns; Kentucky Rating: 4/5 “A fairy tale. A delight.” Not quite the words I would use, New York Times…
The Story of King Arthur and His Knights The Story of the Champions of the Round Table By: Howard Pyle 1903/1905 Fiction Rating: 3/5 Blood. Love. Chivalry. Battle. Treachery. Madness. Howard Pyle‘s epic compilation of The Story of King Arthur… Continue Reading
By: E. M. Forster 1908 Fiction Rating: 3.5/5 I have a confession. I read A Room with a View two and a half times before I finally got through it. That’s not to say it’s a bad book. But it… Continue Reading
By: Jhumpa Lahiri 2008 Fiction Subject Matter: Bengali Americans; Bengali; South Asian people; United States Rating: 4/5 Unaccustomed Earth reminded me how much I LOVE SHORT STORIES! Since college, I’ve stuck mostly to novels or nonfiction. But Jhumpa Lahiri‘s collection… Continue Reading
Dolores, I live in fear My love for you is so overpowering I’m afraid that I will disappear –“Slip Slidin’ Away” by Paul Simon
Come on skinny love Just last the year. Pour a little salt, We were never here. –“Skinny Love” by Bon Iver (or Birdy, if you prefer that version)
By: Michel Faber 2002 Fiction Subject Matter: Great Britain; History; Victoria, 1837-1901; Perfumes industry; London; England; Young women; Prostitutes Rating: 4/5 The first thing I did after finishing this book was sit back and take a long, deep breath.… Continue Reading