Thoughts on “Sidewalk Dancing: A Novel in Stories” by Letitia Moffitt

I received a copy of Sidewalk Dancing: A Novel in Stories by Letitia Moffitt for review from Atticus Books. About the Book: A dime-a-dozen diner. A nameless couple. A language barrier. So begins Sidewalk Dancing. Throughout the pages that follow, the story of Miranda McGee and her parents, George and Grace, unfolds. They are a disjointed family, […]

Thoughts on “Tracks” by Eric D. Goodman

I received a copy of Tracks by Eric D. Goodman from the author in exchange for an honest review. About the Book: The setting: a train. The characters: its passengers. In a series of overlapping short stories, the latter are introduced. As each takes the spotlight for a story, as the train makes its steady […]

Thoughts on “The Snow Whale” by John Minichillo

The Snow Whale by John Minichillo was sent to me for review by Atticus Books. It will be published on July 30, 2011. About the Book: John Jacobs is stuck in a dead end job, selling corporate knickknacks out of a cubicle. Meanwhile, his wife, Jessica, divides her time between spending their money, teaching ballroom […]

Thoughts on “The Great Lenore” by JM Tohline

The Great Lenore by JM Tohline found its way to me via Atticus Books. It’s out this Wednesday, June 15! About the Book: Instead of the usual summary, I thought I’d share the first few lines of The Great Lenore from the ARC I read: “When I met Lenore, she’d been dead for four days. […]

Thoughts on “Nazareth, North Dakota” by Tommy Zurhellen

I received a copy of Nazareth, North Dakota by Tommy Zurhellen for review from Atticus Books. I read it during the recent Readathon. About the Book: 1983, the middle of North Dakota: a child is born. Well, actually, more like a child is given, or perhaps abandoned. In the Motel de Love No. 3, an […]