Can You Predict a Classic Science Read? Come to the December Meeting of the ATXSciRead Book Group to Find Out

The world of fiction has its canon, those books agreed upon by old white men sitting in closed rooms, though PBS’ The Great American Read recently and publicly gave more voice to “everyday” readers, thus opening up the list of novels considered classics. Each fiction genre has its own canon, too. But what about the … Continue reading Can You Predict a Classic Science Read? Come to the December Meeting of the ATXSciRead Book Group to Find Out

The Romance Bookshelves—Because Life is Busy and a Great Book a Lifeline

The holidays are upon us. Life moves at a faster pace as I try to accomplish everything I usually do plus all the extra activities of the season.  Books are my escape. They give me balance and great stories give me a mental breather. Here are a few I plan on reading this month— At … Continue reading The Romance Bookshelves—Because Life is Busy and a Great Book a Lifeline

Top Shelf November: Friday Black

Friday Black, by debut author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, creates a universe that mirrors humanity’s darkest sins and despairing hopes. Adjei-Brenyah creates relatable and ordinary characters that are thrust into a hyperbolized structure of the world and his superlative writing easily breeds dark wonders that invoke raw reactions. I opened this book with no specific expectations … Continue reading Top Shelf November: Friday Black