Creed, Martin. Work No. 1193. 2011. Acrylic, enamel, ink, oil, and watercolor on canvas. Private collection (?).
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog, and now hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week, I've decided to highlight some of the Contemporary Fiction on my TBR List. As much as I love classics, modern classics, and historical fiction, I'm really craving contemporary fiction at... Continue Reading →
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog, and now hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. Last year, I put together a TTT Beach Reads list. This week, I decided to look through my books to find Summer Reads on my TBR List. These are NOT books I'm planning... Continue Reading →
The 6 Degrees of Separation meme is a monthly meme hosted at booksaremyfavoriteandbest, that explores the ways in which a chosen book can be linked to six other books. The May 2018 book is: The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver I absolutely loved The Poisonwood Bible when I read it, and really need to revisit it again... Continue Reading →
Colville, Alex. Skater. 1964. Acrylic polymer emulsion on hardboard. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
The Immortalists, Chloe Benjamin Published January 9th, 2018 During a quiet summer day in 1969, the four bored Gold siblings make a trek through New York City's Lower East Side, on an ill-fated mission that will forever change the course of their lives. Varya, thirteen; Daniel, eleven; Klara, nine; and Simon, seven, seek out a... Continue Reading →
Seven Days of Us, Francesca Hornak Published October 17th 2017 Imagine a Christmas in which you are housebound with your family for an entire week, forbidden from having outside contact with any other people. This is precisely the situation the Birch family find themselves in, when they are quarantined for seven days at their English... Continue Reading →
In honor of Black Friday, I thought it would be fun to consider the characters I'd love to go shopping with. Christmas Gift Shopping with the March Sisters Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy are thoughtful gift givers who know that time spent with family and friends is the best Christmas present of all. ... Continue Reading →
Bourgeois, Louise. Maman. 1999, cast 2001. Bronze, marble, and stainless steel. Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa, Bilbao, Spain.
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog. TTT is taking a well-deserved break until August 15th, so I will be making my own lists- or recycling old topics from before I had this blog- during the hiatus. This week I'm recycling the topic: Good Beach Reads,... Continue Reading →