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Laughter as the LOL wrap up Sisters Brothers

Another book club spent in laughter, discussing literature, with the lovely ladies I call friends. Once again, I'm so very grateful for the presence of these fifteen women--yes, with new member, Crystal, we have grown--in my life. I eagerly anticipate every meeting, yet each time...

Patrick DeWitt: Fitting Name

As we near completion of The Sisters Brothers, I most admire author, Patrick DeWitt, for his, well...

Who reads Westerns? We do!

Okay, I'll admit it. When Laurie selected the Sisters Brothers for her book choice, I was intrigued by the title but turned off by the fact it's a western. Not a huge fan of the genre, I was a bit of a reluctant reader in...

The Science of Hide & Seek

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Sheherazade and Marianne Engel

A fascinating aspect of Andrew Davidson's book, The Gargoyle, was the manner in which Marianne Engel keeps the burned man alive and ultimately makes him fall in love with her through the retelling of their love story, along with other forever-lovers' tales, in Sheherazade style. In...

Sensual & Spiritual: Andrew Davidson’s Gargoyles

I'm not sure why Andrew Davidson is fascinated with gargoyles. Perhaps that answer can be found in the many interviews published online or in his u-tube promos of his 2009 book, but until I'm ready to explore those avenues of answers (I don't want to...

Kudos to My Creative Friends

"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born." - Anais Nin  I feel very fortunate to share many wonderful friendships with many different women....