Top Ten Tuesday: 6 Books that Changed My Mind About Short Stories

Top Ten Tuesday is brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's topic was to find 10 books that you read recently that were outside your comfort zone. I read pretty much everything, and there's not a lot that I'm uncomfortable with, but last year's challenge gave me the opportunity to read … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 6 Books that Changed My Mind About Short Stories

Women Writers Reading Challenge #61: Self-Help by Lorrie Moore

Some books have a reputation that precedes them. People talk about them with reverence as if they are a gift given down from the writing gods. I'm usually a bit cautious about these books because there are quite a number of brilliant writers that I'm not all that enthusiastic about. Hemingway comes immediately  to mind. … Continue reading Women Writers Reading Challenge #61: Self-Help by Lorrie Moore