I blog about books and libraries at WildmooBooks.com and cohost the podcast, Book Cougars: Two Middle-Aged Women on the Hunt for a Good Read. I also review mysteries, thrillers, and related history for Criminal Element.
Yesterday I wrote about Susan Orlean’s new book, The Library Book. Today I’m sharing a tidbit about Althea Warren, one of the librarians that Orlean writes about. Warren had a legendary career as a librarian. Among her list of accomplishments… Read More ›Advertisements
If you’re a library lover, you will most definitely want to get your hands on Susan Orlean’s new release, The Library Book, available today from Simon & Schuster. Reading this book is a delight. It hits many pleasure points: books, libraries,… Read More ›
On Saturday I decided to give my desk a good clean out. I have two desks in my home office. One is a super simple small Ikea computer desk. The other is an old-fashioned slant desk with drawers and cubbies… Read More ›
Published in the U.S. by Tin House Books on October 9, 2018. Bitter Orange, Claire Fuller’s third novel, is a literary mystery that fans of Sarah Waters, Daphne Du Maurier, and Shirley Jackson won’t want to miss. Fuller’s first novel, Our Endless Numbered Days, won the 2015… Read More ›