lrhame_38138's blog

Zero Zone by Scott O'Connor - Book Review

Staff Pick Badge
Zero Zone: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640093737
Availability: IN WAREHOUSE - Usually Ships in 3-7 Business Days
Published: Counterpoint - October 6th, 2020

After one of her works is the setting for a violent encounter between a group of fanatics and local laws enforcement, installation artist Jess Shepard tries to split the intention of her art from her responsibility for the completed piece. Unable to divorce herself from the incident at Zero Zone, she embarks on a rescue mission when the young girl who was at the center of the stand-off goes missing. A page-turner about love, desperation, and belonging. ~ Reviewed by Laurel Rhame


Bright and Dangerous Objects by Anneliese Mackintosh - Book Review

Staff Pick Badge
Bright and Dangerous Objects Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781951142100
Availability: IN WAREHOUSE - Usually Ships in 3-7 Business Days
Published: Tin House Books - October 6th, 2020

Deep-sea diver Solvig is on the shortlist for the mission to Mars, but here on Earth, her partner wants to try for a baby. Solvig is dealing with the questions that many of us ask ourselves about ambition, obligation, and conflicting desires, but with the depths of the ocean and half the solar system open to her, Solvig struggles to answer these questions on a truly grand scale. ~ Reviewed by Laurel Rhame


Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott - Book Review

Staff Pick Badge
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385480017
Availability: Click Title for IN STORE Location
Published: Anchor - September 1st, 1995

As much a writer's comforting companion as a reference book, Lamott's classic text will encourage even the most hesitant of would-be writers to pick up a pen. ~ Reviewed by Laurel Rhame


I Miss You When I Blink: Essays by Mary Laura Philpott - Book Review

Staff Pick Badge
I Miss You When I Blink: Essays Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982102814
Availability: Click Title for IN STORE Location
Published: Atria Books - April 7th, 2020

A brilliant memoir in essays. Pep talks and life advice from your mom--if your mom was Bookseller-at-Large at Parnassus Books and also the coolest mom on the internet. ~ Reviewed by Laurel Rhame


Here We Are: My Friendship with Philip Roth by Benjamin Taylor - Book Review

Staff Pick Badge
Here We Are: My Friendship with Philip Roth Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525505242
Availability: Special Order
Published: Penguin Books - May 19th, 2020

Philip Roth in his later years, Philip Roth as only a close friend would see him. A must-read for Roth fans and of interest to any reader who wonders about the inner workings of a writer's mind. ~ Reviewed by Laurel Rhame


Carving Out a Living on the Land: Lessons in Resourcefulness and Craft from an Unusual Christmas Tree Farm by Emmet Van Driesche - Book Review

Staff Pick Badge
Carving Out a Living on the Land: Lessons in Resourcefulness and Craft from an Unusual Christmas Tree Farm Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781603588263
Availability: Click Title for IN STORE Location
Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - June 3rd, 2019

Part memoir, part how-to guide, if you're looking to start a small business on the land, this book is going to get you (at least) one step closer. Van Driesche's lovely prose is a bonus. ~ Reviewed by Laurel Rhame


Pages

Subscribe to RSS - lrhame_38138's blog