Gimbling in the Wabe – Tangible Authors

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I am an extremely lucky person.  At times when I am feeling particularly magnanimous, I would even say that I am blessed. I live in an existence where I am surrounded by books.  I own books, I can download books electronically, I have a library nearby where I can not only check out books but [….]

LitStack Review: The House Girl by Tara Conklin

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The House Girl Tara Conklin HarperCollins Publishers First Edition: February 12, 2013 ISBN 978-0-06-220739-5 Mister hit Josephine with the palm of his hand across her left cheek and it was then she knew she would run.  She heard the whistle of the blow, felt the sting of skin against skin, her head spun and she [….]

LitStack Review: The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult

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The Storyteller Jodi Picoult Emily Bestler Books First Edition: February 26, 2013 ISBN 978-1-4391-0276-3 What is the point of trying to put down on paper emotions that are too complex, too huge, too overwhelming to be confined by an alphabet? Love isn’t the only word that fails. Hate does, too. Love.  Hate.  Life.  Death.  Survival.  [….]

Life After Life by Jill McCorkle

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Life After Life Jill McCorkle Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill First Edition: March 26, 2013 ISBN 978-1-56512-255-0 Joanna has returned to her childhood home of Fulton, North Carolina, to be with her father in his last days; something she was not able to do for her mother.  Afterwards, she ended up staying, taking over the [….]