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Read Alert: DPL Book Sale

You might remember last year when I attended the used book sale of all used book sales, and--thank God!--just like every year, the Denver Public Library is at it again. During last year's sale, I had a few glor...
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Read Alert: Childhood Stories

My parents have recently moved into a new house in the foothills with plenty of room to spread out. Between that and their first grandchild, my daughter, starting to show an interest in "big kid" things, in the...
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Read Alert: Leather Journals

Spring, we hope, is now officially here. For me, the season's arrival is reminiscent of strolls and bike rides through parks, with long stops on benches to gaze at the flowers, people watch, and ultimately, wri...
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Read Alert: Shatter

I'm always down for a mystery. Make it a murder-mystery and I'm totally in. And if you really add a twist and a demented psychopathic character or two? Well, them I'm very likely hooked.If this sounds like ...
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Read Alert: The Paris Wife

One of the best parts of reading an expatriate classic--think Hemingway, Fitzgerald as obvious choices--is that they are real. Hemingway especially based his writing on his own life, travels, even relationships...
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Read Alert: Mockingjay

When I finished Mockingjay, the last of the Hunger Games series a few weeks ago, I was sad. I was sad I was done reading the books, sad that the story had come to a close, and even a bit sad at the ending. It w...