Category: Monthly Review

Tiny Thoughts on a Bunch of Books

The last book review I posted was for Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven, way back in February. Since then, I’ve read “a few” books, but haven’t had time to get my thoughts down about any of them. This post is going to serve… Continue Reading “Tiny Thoughts on a Bunch of Books”

Thoughts: Trifles (1916) by Susan Glaspell

Susan Glaspell’s Trifles (1916) is a one-act play that would ultimately inspire another of her works, a short story called “A Jury of Her Peers.” The story is loosely based on an actual event, the murder of John Hossack, which Glaspell reported on while working as a… Continue Reading “Thoughts: Trifles (1916) by Susan Glaspell”

Special Interview with Author E.J. Runyon!

Hello, Readers! Today I have a special treat for everyone. In 2013, I received for review a book called Claiming One. It is a short story collection by then newly-published author, E.J. Runyon. I enjoyed that collection so much, in fact it was one… Continue Reading “Special Interview with Author E.J. Runyon!”

2014 End of the Year Book Survey

Welcome to my Big Book Survey for 2014! Number Of Books You Read: 82 (goal of 60) Number of Re-Reads: 2 (The Giver & The Canterbury Tales) Genre You Read Most: LGBT/Criticism/History Best Book You Read In 2014? Better Angel by Forman Brown; Mrs.… Continue Reading “2014 End of the Year Book Survey”

Interview with Merlin Author T.A. Barron!

As a big fan of T.A. Barron’s Merlin Saga series, I’m excited to announce the paperback release of Atlantis Rising, the first book in an exciting fantasy new series!  I’m even more exciting to bring you all this interview with the author.  Enjoy! From the publisher:… Continue Reading “Interview with Merlin Author T.A. Barron!”