#PreFridayReads: Circe by Madeline Miller

#PreFridayReads: Circe by Madeline Miller

Recommendation by Tall Poppy Weina Dai Randel Even since I read The Song of Achilles, I was spellbound by Miller’s luminous prose and classic lore and awaited Miller’s next book with bated breath. Circe is an ultimate treat, a grand mesmerizing adventure...
#PreFridayReads: Dear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pearce

#PreFridayReads: Dear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pearce

Recommendation by Eileen Goudge Sometimes a certain book comes along just when you need it. For me Dear Mrs. Bird, by A.J. Pearce, was just such a book. I read it coming off a crime/suspense jag that had me craving something lighter and more upbeat. Which is not to...
#PreFridayReads: Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart

#PreFridayReads: Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart

Recommended by Sally Koslow Some novels you want to race through simply to see what’s going to happen next. Lake Success, by the incomparable Gary Shteyngart, is so sharply written that despite its rollicking, road-trip plot, I urge you to read s-l-o-w-l-y so you...
7 Books That Became Movies We Actually Liked (Yes, Really!)

7 Books That Became Movies We Actually Liked (Yes, Really!)

There is nothing better than finding a book that makes us feel all the feels. And that moment, when you read the final page, you put your head back and close your eyes, envisioning exactly what the characters look like and how their houses are decorated is pure bliss....
#PreFridayReads: An eclectic list from Cathy Lamb

#PreFridayReads: An eclectic list from Cathy Lamb

by Cathy Lamb I like variety. I like choice. I like different. For example, let us take something extremely important to human survival: Chocolate. I like chocolate Hershey bars. I like See’s peppermint chocolates. I like chocolate decaf mochas. They are all the same...
8 Books That Will Make You Ugly Cry (and Be Glad You Did)

8 Books That Will Make You Ugly Cry (and Be Glad You Did)

Let’s face it: our world is kind of a dumpster fire right now. We have politicians acting like giant babies on social media and natural disasters taking out lush tropical paradises. We basically can’t have nice things anymore and, some days, it’s all you can do to not...