Fear of Fifty; or, Before I Forget…

Fear of Fifty; or, Before I Forget…

(This is a slightly modified version of a reading I gave this past weekend at the closing event of Creative Alliance ’12, a lively and enlightening gathering of about 50 women in Ojai, California. I’ll be talking more about my CA experiences in posts to come, as I have more time to reflect on them.) #creativealliance12 on Instagram (photo by Beth Avant/@HipMamaB) Exactly 18 months from (September 29, the day I gave this reading), barring […]

Once More, With Changes: Please UPDATE YOUR FEED SUBSCRIPTION (now powered by FeedBlitz)!

Once More, With Changes: Please UPDATE YOUR FEED SUBSCRIPTION (now powered by FeedBlitz)!

UPDATED INFO AS OF OCTOBER 1, 2012 If you changed your feed-reader subscription to The 3 R’s Blog to Feedcat per my post last week, it will no longer work after today, because it really wasn’t working anyway. If you didn’t resubscribe then, please do it now! Based on good reports from other users, I’ve joined the exodus to Feedblitz. Sorry to have to ask you to do this crazy thing one more time, but […]

Shelf Awareness Book Talk: *Between Heaven and Here*, by Susan Straight

Shelf Awareness Book Talk: *Between Heaven and Here*, by Susan Straight

Between Heaven and Here Susan Straight McSweeney’s (September 2012), Hardcover (ISBN 1936365758 / 9781936365753) Fiction, 208 pages A version of this review was previously published in Shelf Awareness for Readers (September 25, 2012). Opening lines (from the Advance Reader’s copy): “When Sidney came out of the taqueria and headed down the alley, he saw Glorette Picard on her knees, her back to a shopping cart parked near the fence, her face held up to the […]