Pandemic Story-Telling (A Book Review of sorts)

This month I inadvertently found myself reading 3 books at once with one glaring thing in common: they were all set during pandemics. Two of these pandemics were fiction, one was real. One of these books was written and published before 2020, two after. Two of these books I finished reading, one I abandoned partway… Continue reading Pandemic Story-Telling (A Book Review of sorts)

What I Read: May 2022

Read: Where the Light Fell - Philip Yancey (Convergent, 2021) The Sentence - Louise Erdrich (Harper, 2021) Severance - Ling Ma (Picador, 2018) These Impossible Things - Salma El-Wardany (Grand Central Publishing, 2022) The Son of the House - Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia (Dundurn Press, 2021) Persuasion - Jane Austen (Everyman's Library, 1992) Howl's Moving Castle -… Continue reading What I Read: May 2022

Book Review: The Sentence by Louise Erdrich

The Sentence - Louise Erdrich (Harper, 2021) This book was so much more than I expected. I went into it knowing that it was set in a bookstore, that the bookstore was haunted by their most annoying customer, and that part of it was set during lockdown in 2020. All of that is present in… Continue reading Book Review: The Sentence by Louise Erdrich

2022 Highlights: Week 18

The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup;You hold my lot.The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.Psalm 15:5-6 There is a lot going on in the world; there is a lot going on close to home. But sometimes I look around at my life and think, "How… Continue reading 2022 Highlights: Week 18