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Original Essays | September 17, 2014

Merritt Tierce: IMG Has My Husband Read It?

My first novel, Love Me Back, was published on September 16. Writing the book took seven years, and along the way three chapters were published in... Continue »
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    Love Me Back

    Merritt Tierce 9780385538077


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Church of the Dog by Kaya McLaren
Church of the Dog

blytherusling, October 7, 2008

What can I say? I'm a sucker for the magical realism genre, and Church of the Dog fit the bill perfectly. While Kaya McLaren's effort does exhibit the fits and starts of a first novel, the underlying story of hope and forgiveness makes it a worthwhile read.
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The Sugar Queen
The Sugar Queen

blytherusling, October 4, 2008

No highbrow literature here, just a sugary treat meant to be gobbled up along with some cookies and hot chocolate on a cold and rainy day. Which is exactly what I just did with Sarah Addison Allen's "Sugar Queen." A poignant, fun and magical ride that will leave you craving the next book.
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Skywater by Melinda Popham

blytherusling, September 28, 2008

I read Skywater when I was in college the first time, and revisited it years later when I was finishing my degree. It is a deeply affecting story that stays with the reader long after closing the book. I often find myself making connections to the adventures of Brand X and his band of fellow coyotes traveling across the Arizona desert. It is one of the most realistic and convincing "animal point-of-view" stories I have ever come across in that difficult genre. No stereotypical Hollywood endings will be found in this book. Skywater is a beautiful and touching allegory of our times set against the vanishing Southwestern landscape. Again, I find myself looking for a copy of Skywater to share with friends.
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