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Tuck Everlasting: a Kids Book for Adults

The musical based on Natalie Babbitt’s Tuck Everlasting had only a brief run on Broadway. Fortunately, we have the original cast recording of the delightful music from the show. 296 more words


Reading Wednesday|Lone Witness

In Lone Witness by Rachel Dylan, prosecutor Sophie Dawson witnesses a shooting at a local convenience store. The suspect turns out to be the brother of a local gang boss, who is determined to use any means necessary to keep his brother out of jail. 321 more words

Writing Spot

The Tiptree Awards: Star Songs of an Old Primate (1978)

Star Songs of an Old Primate was the first collection of short stories published by James Tiptree, Jr. after the unmasking of Alice B. Sheldon in 1978. 814 more words


Summer 2018 Reading Recommendations

Summer is, in my opinion, the perfect time to get stuck into a new book. There’s nothing more relaxing than sitting in the garden with your sunglasses on and a book in hand. 560 more words


The recent Kingsmead and Franschhoek Literary Festivals brought with them our annual fix of visiting international authors. Although we are certainly not starved of outstanding local South African authors, there does come a certain element of a thrill that ripples through our bookish circles when we hear which ‘big’ names will be visiting us! 1,134 more words


Being a Novelist

As a recent college graduate, I feel a sense of accomplishment and uncertainty. I have no regrets about my education. When people ask me about what my dream job is with my degree, it’s a tough question. 384 more words

A Light on the Hill

This week’s featured book is Connilyn Cossette‘s A Light on the Hill.  It’s the first book in a new biblical fiction series by the author of the… 447 more words