Looking for The Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic

During the final months of World War II, American publishers Blanche and Alfred A. Knopf began receiving reports out of Paris about a brilliant young writer named Albert Camus. 996 more words


"The Life of Elves" by Muriel Barbery

I’ve found a new writer to admire.

Cover overview:

An inspiring literary fantasy about two gifted girls from the bestselling author of The Elegance of the Hedgehog, The Life of Elves sings of the human spirit and conveys a message of hope and faith. 1,266 more words


Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Title: The Book Thief
Author: Markus Zusak
Pages: 552
Genre: YA, Historical Fiction
Source: Owned Print

Rating: C+

Review: With every ounce of my being, I wanted to love this book. 460 more words


Wednesday Words: Pick a Page

Yesterday was a blur, for very and sundry reasons so today’s post is late. It’s time for Wednesday’s words and the #1lineWed prompt is lines from pages 9, 28, 20, or 16. 505 more words

Writing Life

Hybrid - Apryl Baker

New Release!

Hybrid, (The Othala Witch Collection, Sector 3)

by USA Today Bestselling Author Apryl Baker

Abomination. The word follows Katyia Dragonovich, bastard daughter of the Regent of Sector Three. 177 more words

The First Bite

If My Parents Read What I Read

This was a dilemma that I considered when I first began reading Phaedra’s Love, a play by Sarah Kane. Kane is known for her fearless approach to taboo subjects, and the directorial challenge of her work – … 444 more words