The curtain has fallen on another year of great books, and it’s time to take stock of what has passed. Nearly six months ago I did a little mid-year check in, and I realize that most of the great books I read last year were during that first six months. For personal reasons, I sought escape […]

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Earlier this year, I noted in this blog that I am committed to spending more of my reading time with indie, small press, and self-published writers. Let’s face it, we are taking up a bigger share of the market every day. My latest discovery is Jean Erhardt. In her literary blog, Rose City Reader, Gilion Dumas quoted Erhardt’s […]

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TUCSON, AZ.–Not all that often does One submit an away-from-home blog, but that’s what One is doing today. My sister Janet, her significant other, and I spent the day recovering from what I have christened the Book Slut Weekend (BSW). In normal parlance, this weekend is known as the Tucson Festival of Books. Janet and […]

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