An Interview with Maddie Lewis, protagonist of The Sea Child: CN: Welcome, Maddie. I have enjoyed getting to know you and hope our audience will too. Just so you know, I'm not going to reveal any spoilers to them. They'll just have to read The Sea Child to find out what happens to you and… Continue reading An Interview with Maddie Lewis
Book Review: Where the River Ends, by Charles Martin: Doss Michael's wife is dying of cancer. The only thing left on her bucket list is to take a trip down the St. Mary's River (where Doss spent his childhood) to the sea, and Doss will do anything to make her last days happy. So, the… Continue reading Where the River Ends
I finished A Circle of Quiet today. I cried. As I have said before, when I read a book it’s as if I’m having a conversation with the author. This book was even more like that because of the rambling style in which it was written, as if Madeleine and I were walking in the… Continue reading Birthday Wishes
“A great work of the imagination is one of the highest forms of communication of truth that mankind has reached. But a great piece of literature does not try to coerce you to believe it or to agree with it. A great piece of literature simply is. It is a vehicle of truth, but it… Continue reading What is truth?
I am reading A Circle of Quiet, by Madeleine L’Engle. How I wish she was still alive! I would love to sit down with her over lunch and discuss books and ideas. She had so many wise things to say. Here is just one of them: “A great painting, or symphony, or play, doesn’t diminish… Continue reading Wise Words
I just finished reading Nobody, by Jennifer Lynn Barnes. Wow. I couldn't put it down. Not only was it an interesting story with strong characters and a good ending, but it was a fascinating look at the human psyche, and how we form our identities as human beings. Do we really look at each other,… Continue reading I See You