I have a prediction for 2021. Readers across the country, from book group members to policymakers, will be passionately discussing the same book: The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee.Continue reading
The last thing I did before Covid-19 closed down the world was go to the library. I picked up a stack of books, thinking this would hold me for a few weeks until things got back to normal.
Here are brief descriptions of the books I read in 2020. I hope you will find some good choices here.Continue reading
A tale of two audiobooks and a library book
I’ve been looking for a book that I could immerse myself in and forget the world. I didn’t want to have to worry about the characters, or fume at the injustices they encountered, or fear for their futures; I do enough of that with the daily news.
Things didn’t work out exactly as planned.
“What if women fight back?” That’s the premise of Kingdom of Women, the riveting new novel by Rosalie Morales Kearns.
I’m giving away a free signed copy. To enter the giveaway, simply leave a comment here. I’ll randomly select a name.
Enjoy this brief description of the novel and my interview with the author, in the indispensable Fiction Writers Review.
The holiday season is upon us, and that means one thing: It’s time to buy some books.
Here are my recommendations for 10 books, both fiction and nonfiction, written by a diverse group of women. I’ll start with a terrific new novel (release date is December 1) called Kingdom of Women.