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January Wrap-up

January has been to me a good month for reading, likely owing to the two weeks I was out of work recuperating from my fancy hospitalization late last year. 585 more words


What Happens in "The Almost Moon" by Alice Sebold

Helen the narrator gets a phone call in the middle of the night, asking her to come and take care of her awful mother, who suffers from dementia but is still awful.    567 more words

The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)

Susie passes on to another dimension, a world between Earth and Heaven. Until Susie can accept that she has died and that life will continue without her, she cannot pass on to Heaven. 634 more words


Six Desert Island Reads

It’s a question that  gets asked at one point or another in any bookworms life. If you were stranded on a desert island what five books would you make sure you had with you? 660 more words


If you like that book and a woman wrote it, you're a fool

Don’t goldfinch that book, my friend. Pass it over to me because, lord knows, as someone in the more-or-less female assemblage, I bring to you my unreliable taste in all things literary. 50 more words


Well, Now I Don't Feel So Bad

Remember a while back, I said I would rush right out and get The Almost Moon, but I didn’t?  Well, guess what? :-)


The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

As creepy as I imagined. If you decide to read this, proceed with caution.

Susie Salmon — like the fish — was fourteen when she was murdered by a man in her neighbourhood. 701 more words