Welcome to a tour of my blogs written for the A-Z challenge.
Today is April 13th and the Lusty letter L
I like books. All kinds of books: devils, vampires, mysteries, straight fiction, gay fiction. I’ll read it as long as it’s well written.
When Kristen and I spoke this evening, as usual the subject turned to books. Our favourite topic after writing.
Kristen and I met through a writing group. When I noticed Room on her list, I knew I wanted to get to know her better and I’m pleased we have.
Room is a very controversial book that my book club rejected. Go figure.
The book I was reading when I first wrote this blog was of Air and Shadows by Michael Gruber. It’s not so much the subject matter of the volume that I’m enjoying, but the style which is narrative yet it flows and feels like he’s showing not telling. I learned of this writer through my mystery class. Though this novel is not a mystery.
His name came up in class as he had been a ghost writer for a prolific mystery writer. After he stopped ghosting he went out on his own. Another of his works is The Witch’s Boy It’s listed as a children’s book but I question that. I read the book, a creative re tell of fairly tales.
More recently I finished Husk
I’m not into Zombies normally but this is a thinking person’s Zombie book. See for yourself.
And better late than never – I finally discovered Jasper Fforde
In the author’s words
They are a series of books based upon the notion that what we read in books is just a small part of a larger BookWorld that exists behind the page.
What have you read recently?
Lovingly reading your L posts