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Strawberry Basil and Literary Love

I have not had as much time to bake lately because the holidays are over and, incidentally, there are not as many excuses for cookies, cakes, etc., but luckily it was Valentine’s Day this past week. 962 more words

Book List And Baked Good

3 Books You Should Definitely Read

By Neha Rassal
It’s World Book Day on March 2 – a day where we’re all encouraged to read. So here are this month’s top three books that you should… 216 more words


Link Party: 2/13-2/17

Here’s something I want to share that recently came back to me — in an episode of Twin Peaks (side note: I have a soft spot for this show and I hope the revival isn’t garbage), FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper gives the Twin Peaks sheriff, Harry Truman, a solid gold piece of advice.  227 more words


Review: Darke by Rick Gekoski

Dr. James Darke, the narrator of rare-book dealer Rick Gekoski’s debut novel, is of the same lineage as titular antiheroes like Hendrik Groen and Fredrik Backman’s Ove, or J. 809 more words

Fiction Reviews

On nerds, and dams, and good writing

It is a very pleasing thing to find that a great writer is a bit of a nerd.

On second thoughts, maybe it’s not at all surprising that a great writer is a bit of a nerd. 1,562 more words