In Thursdays at Eight by Debbie Macomber, four women meet weekly for breakfast to offer each other encouragement, support and laughter as life gives and takes from each of them. A divorce, a romance, a dream and a midlife surprise—whatever the friends are going through, they will see each other through. Take a look at… Read More »
Tags: Amy Tan, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Donna Tartt, Elena Ferrante, Judy Blume, khaled hosseini, Margaret Atwood, My Brilliant Friend, Rebecca Wells, Summer Sisters, The Joy Luck Club, the kite runner, The Robber Bride, The Secret History
Indulge your inner artists with these 6 books all about the wonderful world of art and the artist!
Tags: Cat's Eye, Elizabeth Kostova, Hannah Rothschild, Lucy Foley, Margaret Atwood, Neil Olson, Oscar Wilde, The Black Painting, The Book of Lost and Found, The Improbability of Love, The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Swan Thieves
Melville knew it; Steinbeck knew it, and scores of modern authors know it as well: neglecting our environment and taking the stability of the natural world for granted comes with dire consequences. If the news or research we are bombarded with every day (not to mention the very quality of the air we breathe) isn’t… Read More »
Tags: Barbara Kingsolver, cormac mccarthy, Flight Behaviour, Herman Melville, J.G. Ballard, John Steinbeck, Margaret Atwood, Meg Little Reilly, Moby Dick or, Oryx and Crake, The Drowned World, The Grapes of Wrath, the road, The Whale, We Are Unprepared
In the milieu of crime writing, there is no shortage of horror. The pain and suffering that humans are capable of heaping upon one another knows no bounds, and if it feels like we are almost edging up to one, authors seem to be able to mine their imaginations (or news archives) for something that… Read More »
Tags: Alias Grace, Burial Rites, Caught, Hannah Kent, Harlan Coben, House Rules, J.T. Ellison, Jodi Picoult, Lie to Me, Margaret Atwood, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, Stephen King, The Green Mile