#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...
#PreFridayReads: THE MEMORY OF US by Camille Di Maio

#PreFridayReads: THE MEMORY OF US by Camille Di Maio

  By Tall Poppy Writer, Aimie K. Runyan To anyone who has followed me on social media, it’s no secret that I love to read historical fiction. Especially the bittersweet kind. Set it in World War II and give it an enticing cover, and chances are you’ve...
#PreFridayReads: Tell the Wolves I’m Home

#PreFridayReads: Tell the Wolves I’m Home

Tall Poppy Kathryn Craft has a suggestion for your next #FridayRead … I’ve got to tell you right up front that I do not read for escapism. I read to discover and to understand things outside my experience; to feel and think more deeply. I like a book that...