Indie Author Feature: Andrea Nourse

Today I’m featuring author Andrea Nourse, based in Nashville, Tennessee. Her new music-centric romance AFTER EVERYTHING is out 10 October! DR: When did you first start writing & why? AN: I’ve always been drawn to the power of words. My first dabble in writing was through poetry and songwriting. I moved to Nashville to pursueContinue reading “Indie Author Feature: Andrea Nourse”

The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen

I have a soft spot for thrillers–when I’m in a reading slump, I find a quick, pulpy read can get me out of it, and I love a good twist.

Pizza Girl by Jean Kyong Frazier (NetGalley Review)

Over the years I’ve known quite a few former pizzeria employees, and whether it was a local family-owned shop or a huge chain, they all say the same thing: I can never eat pizza again.

No Fixed Abode: Life and Death Among the UK’s Forgotten Homeless by Maeve McClenaghan (NetGalley Review)

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s the importance of home–and especially a safe one.

alternative (and ethical) ways to buy books

If you’re a book person, you probably have been in a bookstore before, seen a book that looked interesting, and then, while still in the store, bought it on your phone on The Very Large Ethically Dubious Webiste That Shall Not Be Named because it was cheaper there. Guilty as charged. Despite all the problemsContinue reading “alternative (and ethical) ways to buy books”

Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town by Barbara Demick

3/5 Stars Barbara Demick has made a bit of a career writing about tense regions of the world–she has been a correspondent in Eastern Europe, China, and South Korea. Her most successful book so far has been Nothing to Envy, a nonfiction account of life in the port town of Chongjin, North Korea. This wasContinue reading “Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town by Barbara Demick”

The Exhibition of Persephone Q by Jessi Jezewska Stevens

Jessi Jezewska Stevens, are you living in my brain?