Ignore the naysayers and read The Four Winds if you want a story packed with drama and a struggle to survive. There are proud moments; there are fearful moments. There are also moments in which you’ll be thankful that you weren’t alive during the Depression.
I know I have written about the book Neverwhere in the past. It’s one of the few books I classify as favorites. Those stories become favorites because something about them remains in me. It might be a character, or a place, or a phrase I must repeat every few years. Sometimes, I will have forgotten … Continue reading NEVERWHERE by Neil Gaiman
Happy Halloween! On the most magical day of the year, I'm sure many of you are bracing yourselves for the winter, preparing to write novels, or simply enjoying your pumpkin spice while wearing oversized hoodies (I am). With a new novel to plan myself, I'm staying in today, but that doesn't mean I'll ignore the … Continue reading Wild Strawberries: Angela Thirkell’s Warped Downton Abbey