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February 11

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Cheryl Strayed took on a new name the day she divorced her husband.    Strayed came to her and it stuck…….. “It’s layered definitions spoke directly to my life and also struck a poetic chord:  to wander from the proper path, to deviate from the direct course, to be lost, to become wild, to be without […]

December 02

The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan

We would like to thank guest reviewer Jason Downing for this post today.  As a long term fan of Richard Flanagan, he was always the perfect person to review this important book…… I should disclose up front that I came to this book as a fan of Richard Flanagan’s writing. I loved Gould’s Book of […]

May 15

The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick

Hear that funny noise?  Been hearing something similar of late – sort of like a distant, dull crack?  Well that sound, my fellow readers,  has been my heart breaking bit by bit. Welcome to the review of The Good Luck of Right Now! This book made me sad. Bad sad in the beginning.  Good sad in […]