April 6, 2009 archive

Guest Post: Catherine Brady

It was with great pleasure that I sat down and read Catherine Brady’s newest collection of short stories (read my review). I am a lover of short stories, but I know that many readers are not…and it made me wonder, is there a way to approach this narrative form to improve one’s enjoyment of it? …

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The Mechanics of Falling – Book Review

Some people are too stupid to be afraid on a runaway horse. Some people seize up. Some people turn cold and clear inside, like Clay, and only start to shake afterward. Annie sails into trouble like she wants it to last forever, like she can skim off from fear only what’s precious. She almost never …

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Mailbox Monday – April 6, 2009

Welcome to Mailbox Mondays (hosted by Marcia at The Printed Page) where readers share the books which arrived at their home that week. Here’s what I added to my teetering TBR pile: The American Journey of Barack Obama, published by LIFE was a book I won in a giveaway on Amy’s blog. This is a …

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