5 books for the long weekend

https://www.bustle.com/p/5-best-books-to-read-over-a-long-weekend-because-sometimes-all-you-need-is-a-comfy-chair-a-good-read-17049016 5 Best Books To Read Over A Long Weekend, Because Sometimes All You Need Is A Comfy Chair & A Good Read By ALICE BROSTER a day ago Joe+Kathrina/Stocksy The Easter Bank Holiday weekend is one of the best times of the year. The weather is getting warm enough to ditch your coats, beer gardens … Continue reading 5 books for the long weekend

100 foods that are most Jewish? This book attempts to list them and explain the choices

https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2019/04/14/711014732/debatable-list-of-100-most-jewish-foods-leaves-plenty-of-room-for-kibbitzing 'Debatable' List Of '100 Most Jewish' Foods Leaves Plenty Of Room For Kibbitzing   April 14, 20198:00 AM ET DEENA PRICHEP Challah, borscht and a bialy are among the items listed in The 100 Most Jewish Foods. Noah Fecks/The 100 Most Jewish Foods It's hard to talk about Jewish culture without talking about food. The … Continue reading 100 foods that are most Jewish? This book attempts to list them and explain the choices

Looking for great sci-fi/fantasy options? 2019 Hugo Award finalist list is here

https://bookriot.com/2019/04/03/2019-hugo-award-finalists/ 2019 HUGO AWARD FINALISTS ANNOUNCED, AND THE LIST IS GORGEOUS MARGARET KINGSBURY04-03-19 I’m not sure I’ve ever looked at an awards list and sighed in happiness, but that’s what I did when I saw the finalists for the 2019 Hugo Awards(scroll to the bottom to see the full list). This list is gorgeous—a work of art … Continue reading Looking for great sci-fi/fantasy options? 2019 Hugo Award finalist list is here

Tommy Orange wins an award for “There There” — definitely worth reading

"There There" is a debut novel about twelve urban Native Americans who plan to attend a pow wow in Oakland, California. I was a bit concerned that the novel might be filled with cliches -- but it's not. The device Orange has chosen allows him to describe how people establish their identity, live with the … Continue reading Tommy Orange wins an award for “There There” — definitely worth reading

If you love Jane Austen, here are some modern day books you might like

Just like movie reviews, the source of a book list matters. Bustle has been a good one. This is definitely not a list of trash. https://www.bustle.com/p/13-new-romantic-comedies-to-read-if-you-love-jane-austen-16964245 13 New Romantic Comedies To Read If You Love Jane Austen By KRISTIAN WILSON a day ago I've got 13 new romantic comedies you should read if you love Jane Austen, … Continue reading If you love Jane Austen, here are some modern day books you might like

Louise Penny is putting out another Gamache mystery

Louise Penny is one of my favorite mystery writers. Not only are her characters real, her plots interesting, but the community she writes about feels like a second home where I care about everyone. Her newest book will be out in Kindle format on August 27th. From MacMillan's email to me: The air is thick … Continue reading Louise Penny is putting out another Gamache mystery

Now a memoir about Alex Honnold’s triumph at El Capitan

NONFICTION Chills, Thrills and Spills: How Alex Honnold Conquered El Capitan Yosemite’s El Capitan.CreditCredit Mark Synnott BUY BOOK ▾ When you purchase an independently reviewed book through our site, we earn an affiliate commission. By Blair Braverman March 7, 2019+ THE IMPOSSIBLE CLIMB  Alex Honnold, El Capitan and the Climbing Life By Mark Synnott When he was 10, … Continue reading Now a memoir about Alex Honnold’s triumph at El Capitan