Posts By: Anmiryam

Apr 13
The Trouble with Trilogies

The Trouble with Trilogies

Trilogies waiting to be read! Sometime during 2012 my reading life underwent a radical shift. The combined forces of my YA fantasy-loving daughter and Jo Walton’s Among Others turned me into a dedicated* fantasy, or more accurately, speculative fiction, reader — just check out Walton’s built in reading list. I’m still learning… Read more »

Divider

Divider

Divider

Apr 01
Top Ten on Tuesday: Gateway Books

Top Ten on Tuesday: Gateway Books

This week’s prompt from the good women of The Broke and The Bookish is one I think every reader can relate to: Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors In My Reading Journey. I’m in my 50s, and the decades are littered with books and narrowing it down to ten is tough. So, here is… Read more »

Divider

Divider

Divider

Mar 28
A Life with Books is Worth Living

A Life with Books is Worth Living

I spend my summers on an island with a bookstore. I love books that are about the lives of people who are passionate about books, storytelling and writing. Is it any wonder that I was anxious to get my hands on Gabrielle Zevin’s new novel, The Storied Live of A.J…. Read more »

Divider

Divider

Mar 21
It’s Brooklyn, What Could be Weird?

It’s Brooklyn, What Could be Weird?

Forget about fierce young women, ruthless men and small furry-footed homebodies, in the pages of Jeremy Bushnell’s The Weirdness saving the world falls to a hapless aspiring writer from Brooklyn (where hapless young writers abound). Billy Ridgeway, nearing thirty and too distracted by the strange and wonderful world around him… Read more »

Divider

Divider