It’s been all drama all the time around here lately. Family drama, real and literary. And sometimes just drama.
In Sarah Winman’s beautiful novel Still Life, all roads lead to Florence. For me too this week, since I could not bear for this book to end.
This week I’ve been grumbling about spring and reading some great books. Reading. Grumbling about spring. More reading.
I think we often dismiss deceptively simple books as “light reads.” Books which are perceptive, captivating, and even life-altering,
Reading can feel like coming home to me. Where we listen to stories, and tell our own stories. As we seek to know ourselves. And each other.
I have a dream of reading round the fire with all my book-loving friends, real and virtual. And then sipping wine and talking about books.
I’m finding lots of solace this week, my friends. Must have been writing about it last week that meant I’m up to my eyeballs in it this week.
As a kid I longed to be a girl detective. Solving mysteries with my loyal side-kick. Asking questions. Following up clues. Being smart.
One of the best things about fall is the new books. So I’m compiling my fall reading wish list of books I hope will entertain and inspire me.
Let’s talk about the books of summer, shall we? What I’m reading this summer, what I want to read, what you’re reading. You know, book chat.
Join me at any of the sites below to continue the conversation.