#PreFridayReads Book Recommendation: SUGAR by Kimberly Stuart

#PreFridayReads Book Recommendation: SUGAR by Kimberly Stuart

By Tall Poppy, Nicole Baart So I have this theory that when people say they LOL’d, they didn’t actually laugh out loud. They just found something particularly funny. Maybe they grinned. Or snorted a little bit. But a from-the-belly laugh out loud? I think...

Pre-Friday Reads: The Marriage Lie by Kimberly Belle

By Tall Poppy, Sonja Yoerg THE MARRIAGE LIE by Kimberly Belle Can we talk about reading slumps? Here’s what my recent one was like. I picked up a book, read a chapter, maybe two, and began to wonder about cleaning the bathtub instead. Later, I started a different book...

#PreFridayReads Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

By Tall Poppy Writer Weina Dai Randel I am a Buddhist, at heart. Although I don’t know a chant from Heart Sutra or Diamond Sutra, neither have I visited a single temple in the U.S. But many a Buddhist concepts appeals to me, that is true. When I heard Lincoln in...

#PreFridayReads Bone Gap by Laura Ruby

By Tall Poppy Writer Susan Bishop Crispell I’ve been waiting to offer up a #PreFridayReads until this week, because this week I’m attending a Writing the Unreal Whole Novel Workshop at The Highlights Foundation led by Laura Ruby and Anne Ursu. They both write...

#PreFridayReads: The Quiet Game by Greg Isles

By Tall Poppy Writer Eileen Goudge: Just turned the last page on The Quiet Game by Greg Isles. Wow! I’ll be downloading the next book in his Penn Cage series when my pulse rate returns to normal. What a rip-roaring ride with everything one could want in a novel: high...
#PreFridayReads: GIRL IN DISGUISE by Greer Macallister

#PreFridayReads: GIRL IN DISGUISE by Greer Macallister

By Tall Poppy Writer, Nicole Baart To say that I am an eclectic reader is a bit of an understatement. I love everything from Kahlil Gibran to Sarah Addison Allen, Bill Watterson (I mean, who isn’t crazy about Bill?) to Leo Tolstoy. But this doesn’t mean I’m not a...