What was most interesting was how Marguerite settled into her life as the wife of an Arab. She learned Arabic, respected the customs, and settled in living in the wadi, or valley, including using donkeys, selling items to tourists, and climbing up the jabal, or mountain.
A noir poem set in downtown Cairo, The Apartment in Bab el-Louk is a vignette of observations and thoughts of a recluse who peeps through their window at men yelling in the street or scurries through their neighborhood when needed.
I'm working on a new book and want YOUR feedback! Each week, I'll post a new chapter, and want you to provide your thoughts, opinions, feeling, and feedback on the chapter.
Descriptions make or break writing.
First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words and that I learned about through nen and jen. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?
Since starting this blog in June 2019, I've hit 100 followers. Thank you all for your support!
Becoming a bestseller would be many an author's greatest fantasy. But, is there a formula?
For 2020, I want to read a variety of books. That's why I'm hosting #YMERC2020 and aiming to read at least one nonfiction book a month.
Here are my February TBRs:
This was a fun, quirky, and satirical read. I don't normally go for these sorts of books and don't find "funny" books funny, but this one had me laughing at points.