In Modern Lovers, a new novel by Emma Straub, the dynamics of this family's life are endlessly intertwined. I'm a true believer in the famous words, "friends are the family we choose for ourselves," and this story embodies that. Andrew and Elizabeth are married, and heading towards 50. They met in college, where they were… Continue reading Book Review: Modern Lovers
How did you know you wanted to be a writer? This is a question I get a lot from friends and family, and recently from readers. It's a confusing question for me, because I never decided I wanted to BE a writer, I just was one. Writing was never an option for me, it was… Continue reading Becoming a writer.
Last week, I was consumed by the book I'd been reading. It had taken me a few days to read the first 100 pages, but then all at once it swallowed me. In every good book, there's a point of no return where the story doesn't just entertain you, it devours you. In the book… Continue reading Book Review: Eligible
Last night, I finished "The Little Paris Bookshop" by Nina George. My dad sent it to me a few months ago. It arrived in early February, wrapped in amazon.com packaging, it waiting by the back door after work on Tuesday. I was at a point at work where everything was flying at me. Major event planning was… Continue reading The Little Paris Bookshop – Review