I just posted a book review, of Two Serious Ladies, by Jane Bowles. See it here. I didn’t mention in the review that Jane and Paul Bowles (author of The Sheltering Sky) were married for decades while they lived in … Continue reading
Cold Case and True Crime I’ll be congealing out of writerly fog for the next Arizona Mystery Writers’ meeting in three weeks. We’ll have a police crime scene investigator tell us about a cold case he recently solved. In 1987 … Continue reading
A How-To on Writing George, Elizabeth. (2004) Write Away. New York: Harper Collins If you haven’t read any writing-how-to books, this one is a good place to start. It’s easy to read, encouraging in tone, covers most of the basics, … Continue reading
Everybody and their dog is a book reviewer these days. I review the books I read because it helps me to understand and remember what I read.
Read a few of my reviews. If you like the kind of books I like, you’ll have a collection of good books to put on your list.
A book review is an opinion but I try to give reasons for my opinions so you can judge if I’m being fair. I usually don’t review books I didn’t like, because life is too short. So even when I’m critical of a book, if it’s on this list, it’s worthy of your attention.