First things first, how cute is this library in Aix en Provence? I didn’t have a chance to go inside. but I can just tell it would be a fun place to read. Speaking of libraries, there’s one in Ladysmith, Wisconsin that… Continue reading
After enjoying a myriad of delightful summer-y beach reads the past couple of months, I’ve been in the mood for thrillers lately. And boy have they ever delivered! I’ve been turning the pages at warp speed. Continue reading
Ever walk into a room and instantly feel like you belong? That’s how I felt the first time I walked into Shakespeare and Co. in 2010. And then again in 2015. Eight years later (!!!), I waited in line and didn’t mind one bit. Continue reading
Ok, so it’s not officially summer, but it already feels that way in DFW. Right on schedule the humidity has arrived, along with thunderstorms galore. Before long, the temps will reach triple digits with no turning back until October. But you know what makes this sauna-esque season not quite so bad?
Air conditioning. And books. Continue reading
Every once in a while you’re reminded that social media can be a really good thing. Like when you stumble upon an author you had never heard of because of a writer friend you met on Twitter long ago. Thanks to Tracie Banister, I’ve been introduced to Melanie Summers who writes irresistible rom-coms and women’s fiction. Continue reading
NYC. Paris. Los Angeles. London. San Francisco. Rome. These are where so many of my favorite novels take place — and with good reason. They’re incredible cities where the setting itself becomes its own character. But for my last three novels, I’ve eschewed these popular locales with good reason. Continue reading