In Lieu of Lifeway

The news of another bookstore chain going under is sad news, indeed. As the author of a book that never appeared in brick-and-mortar stores apart from the occasional customer request, I can speak for newbie authors everywhere that the demise of the paper book store tolls a sad bell for writers unknown. Think about your... Continue Reading →

9 For Nerds: A Book Lover’s Bucket List

Last week we took the kids to a great second hand bookstore called 2nd and Charles.  It was vast.  Since they weren't bound to recent bestsellers, we found all kinds of treasures that Barnes and Noble doesn't stock and the library has forgotten.  I found a great copy of Marilynne Robinson's Housekeeping, and my sweet... Continue Reading →

Ah, books.

    “It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.” ― Oscar Wilde I was just thinking about bookstores and how I love them so and how I wish I owned one so that I had an excuse for being there all... Continue Reading →

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