New Title Tuesday – Uncommon Destinations

This month’s two New Title Tuesday picks are only similar in their unusual settings and the emotional depth of the characters.  Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips is a thriller set in an almost inaccessible former military zone in Russia.  The short stories in Orange World and Other Stories by Karen Russell take the reader from Florida to … Continue reading New Title Tuesday – Uncommon Destinations

New Title Tuesday – Try Something Different

In the spirit of new beginnings, I'm recommending readers try something out of the ordinary with the start of the New Year, maybe a graphic novel, an audiobook, or non-fiction title. I chose the graphic novel, The Prague Coup (writer Jean-Luc Fromental and artist Miles Hyman) because I was reminded recently how images and artwork inform the … Continue reading New Title Tuesday – Try Something Different