Category: Tyler, Anne

Review: Breathing Lessons

20 Books of Summer 2017: Book 3 Many people say the most terrifying villain in Harry Potter isn’t the semi-immortal, power-hungry dark lord, but the pink-clad, doily-obsessed Professor Umbridge. She’s petty, meddlesome, and uses her power to harass, threaten, and bully the teachers and…

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

TL;DR: Anne Tyler’s Dinner at the Homesick Inn is better. (Though A Spool of Blue Thread is still good, of course.) I received this book for my birthday and cracked it open on its way to the bookcase and read: Late one July evening…

Review: Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

Two chapters in, I put seven copies* of Anne Tyler’s Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant in my Amazon cart for Christmas and texted folks to say: I found your gift early! A few more chapters and I cleared my cart, sent a round of…