First Words

“The tower, which was not supposed to be there, plunges into the earth in a place just before the black pine forest begins to give way to swamp and then the reeds and wind-gnarled trees of the marsh flats.” Annihilation Jeff VanderMeer Read more

New on the Shelves

Another title from my personal library – impulse buys, book fair buys, and things I have accumulated along the way. Golden State by Michelle Richmond:   The state of California votes on secession in the wake of a divisive presidential election in this gripping, prescient novel of marriage, family, and social upheaval set in modern-day San Francisco.  Doctor Julie Walker, a… Read more