A coming-of-age, quirky story about the Brontes' last surviving ancestor, and the scavenger hunt her dead father sets for her from beyond the grave.
I was a little jealous of Allegra's chance to make as much money as she does right out of school, while living in NYC, and "living the dream." But like anything, once you take a look under the surface, things are anything but a dream.
Writing Wild Writing Wild is a book not in line with how I view the world, namely the spiritual undertones. The author is too David Avocado Wolfe for me, with her messages of balancing ions in the body, energies, chakras, etc. A snake crossing your path has meaning only because you’ve given it meaning; not … Continue reading Writing Wild: Forming a Creative Partnership with Nature
There's something about the '50s that draws me to it. I don't know if it's because of watching I Love Lucy growing up, or because something about New York City in the 1950s is part of pop culture, but the decade holds a fascination for me.
What I enjoyed a lot of the story is the main character, Tea, has powerful skills, so powerful she raises her dead brother from the grave without realizing it, and yet though people celebrate her, they also turn their backs on her.
A memoir about what it's like being a woman and mother in science, and what it's like trying to gain acceptance in a field dominated by men.
An absolute delight to read, it will make even the most lukewarm naturists fall in love with the beauty and intelligence of trees.
Were they high when they wrote it? Strange, trippy books
Considering the lower Goodreads rating on this book (3.01 out of 5), I didn't have high hopes for this story. I ended up devouring it...
The Unexpected Love Objects of Dunya Noor is the love story to Syria and her people, to her complex and rich history, her poignant present, and her hopeful future.