Book in a Minute: Paris in Love

Paris in Love: A Memoir by Eloisa James My rating: 4 of 5 stars A delicious confection. Like a fine French pastry, Eloisa James’ Paris in Love offers a light, airy outer layer – college professor and family spend a year in Paris and have lots of comical adventures trying to adjust to the different […]

Book Covers & the Law of Unforeseen Consequences

I try not to use the blog to self-promote, which is exactly the opposite of what you’re supposed to do with blogs. But I’m like that. Nonetheless, this blog is mostly about my new/old book, Thirty-Nine Again, which was originally released over four years ago by a small indie ebook publisher. I’m sure they did their best, […]

Getting Real

You know, taking a part-time receptionist job in a real estate office seemed like it would be easy, but that’s because I was assuming that people still have manners and that our instantaneous, multi-tasking mad society hadn’t rendered them all into blithering idiots in the space of just twenty years (the last time I was […]

Book in a Minute: Girl Unmoored

Girl Unmoored by Jennifer Gooch Hummer Mirabile Fabulam! as Apron might say. My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Apron is the delightfully quirky twelve-year-old heroine of Girl Unmoored by Jennifer Gooch Hummer. Her mother recently died and her dad is burying his grief in a pile of student essays – he’s a Latin teacher. Worse […]