By: Alice Munro Fiction 2014 Subject Matter: 1931; Love of a good woman Rating: 4/5 I read “The View from Castle Rock” in high school and have been trying desperately to get back to Alice Munro ever since.
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)