Virgil Wander: Jayber Crow “Lite”

Virgil Wander (Leif Enger’s first novel in 10 years, published last week by Grove Atlantic) feels like a less depressing (and therefore less literary) Jayber Crow. If you aren’t in my book club and haven’t yet had the experience of reading Wendell Berry’s novels about the fictional town of Port William, Kentucky, then I’ll say […]

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Tips for Readathons!

Last week, I completed #25inFive, a readathon in which participants read for 25 hours over 5 consecutive days, Thursday – Monday. This was the first time I was able to make time to participate, and I had such a good time. Weirdly, my readathon time almost reminded me of final exam season back in college, […]

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In Medias Read (Weekly Reading Update #2)

This post is part of a weekly series. Book 1: Children of Time, by Adrian Tchaikovsky (paperback) Book 2: Bored and Brilliant, by Manoush Zomorodi (hardback) Book 3: With Love From the Inside, by Angela Pisel (audiobook) Book 1: Children of Time, by Adrian Tchaikovsky Normally, when I finish a book I love, I stay away from that genre for […]

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In Medias Read (Wednesday Weekly Reading Update #1)

This post is the first in a new weekly series. Book 1: Seveneves, by Neal Stephenson (Paperback) Book 2: The Book of the Unnamed Midwife, by Meg Elison (eBook– Kindle Unlimited) Book 3: In the Woods, by Tana French (Audio) Book 1: Seveneves, by Neal Stephenson One of the best aspects of Litsy (a social […]

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