Local authors Chris Goff, Jennifer Kincheloe, Nora Page and Mary Birk at the ALA Last weekend (10 days ago, now) I spent an afternoon meeting librarians and readers at the ALA conference in Denver. I had a blast hanging out with the talented Shawn Maguire and managed to scare off only a few librarians. I made a…… Continue reading A great time at the ALA and Rockrimmon Branch Library
Are you a librarian? Are you coming to the ALA meeting in Denver next week? I’ll be at the Sisters in Crime- Colorado booth at the ALA in two weeks. I’ll be there Sunday, February 11, from 3-5 p.m, but a whole bunch of my fantastic Sisters in Crime will be there over the weekend. Please come say…… Continue reading Come say hi at the ALA
The tragedy is not that things are broken. The tragedy is that things are not mended again. — Alan Paton, Cry the Beloved Country Alan Paton’s Cry, the Beloved Country is one of the books of the books that changed how I saw the world. I don’t remember why I picked it up- I was in…… Continue reading Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
Thanks for all your support last week on my new release. Let’s get back to talking about other people’s books. Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin, narrated by Karen White. This is a fascinating book, structured in five parts. It begins with Rachel Shapiro, whose daughter Aviva once upon a time had an affair with the…… Continue reading Quick Lit: Jan 2018
I’m over at Karen’s Killer Book Bench today with an excerpt from Lost Things and a giveaway. Come say hello! This is not a book bench.
Dr. Kate Deming is now an emergency medicine intern at a busy Chicago hospital. Between the drug epidemic and staff shortages, tensions in the emergency department run high. Kate befriends a homeless veteran who lives in her alley, but she can’t tell which of the voices he hears are real. When he disappears from the…… Continue reading Pre-order links for Lost Things
If this year begins so hard you feel dead under a crust of ice thick enough to walk on, I wish you enough time to sit still in the sun that you find what runs deep inside.