Tag: books

Review: The Miniaturist

This is primarily a list of quibbles about The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton. As much as I disliked it, I’m curious about the miniseries because I’ve heard that it addresses some of these issues. Every now and then a show works as a good…

Happy 2020!

It’s 2020 and the last day for my lame quip about not having 20/20 vision when asked about my resolutions. I disappeared at the end of 2019 for a few reasons: book writing (I’ve got a second draft, er, most of one) lack of reviewable…

20 Books of Summer 2019!

20 Books of Summer Reading Challenge hosted by Cathy at 746 Books If I’d learned from past years, I’d leave a few slots for Man Booker Prize nominees, ARCs, or books picked up on impulse, but all books sound good after such a long…

Catching Up

I wrote a book! Or, most of one. It’s on its third draft and every edit leaves it shorter. The most recent additions are still on paper so there’s still a fair amount of typing ahead. I always feel bad dropping off the earth for…

Reading Ireland Month 2019—Sign Up

This year is flying! One of my writing projects finally hit critical mass and I’ve been working for hours each night after the day job. Reorganizing and fine-tuning is infinitely more palatable than drafting. It’s still fun, but this schedule is a road to…