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‘Your Borders, Your Rivers, Your Tiny Villages’ by Amy Bloom

Rejoice! Amy Bloom has a new novel coming this spring. She’s a hero of mine. Until then, try this story, which is a snapshot of a middle aged couple — not beautiful, not thin,  45 more words

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From My Shelves: Lucky Us by Amy Bloom

I’m doing book reviews on my blog in an effort to read all the books I already own. This week I’m reviewing Lucky Us by Amy Bloom. 513 more words


Sly Wit, Caustic Barbs...(Life is a short story:)

When Olena was a  little girl, she had called them Lieberries- a fibbing fruit, a story store- and now she had a job in one… 412 more words


New Haven Noir from Akashic Books Out Today!

Happy publication day to Akashic Books, editor Amy Bloom, and all the fantastic writers who contributed to New Haven Noir! This is a solid collection of diverse noir stories, one that I highly recommend if you’re into noir, crime fiction in general, and/or New Haven. 772 more words


{Review} Lucky Us by Amy Bloom

Set in the 1940s in America, Lucky us is the story of Eva Acton and her dysfunctional family. When only 12 years old, she is left on her father’s porch to watch her mother speed away in her car without a word of goodbye. 649 more words

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The Half Year Book Report (#3)

January through June 2017

I didn’t read very much during the first half of this year. If you follow my blog, you know I’ve gone through a major life change and, as a result, haven’t had the concentration for reading that I normally do. 1,703 more words

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