Sunday Six

This week I could only find five sentences. What can I say? Times are tough all over. Six Five Sentences for Sunday, Dec. 15: Lying in bed, she covers her face with her hands. The heels of her palms press her lips against the edges of her teeth hard enough to hurt. She wants to …

10 Best Debut Novels of 2013

I'm delighted to see Nelly Reifler's wonderful novel Elect H. Mouse State Judge on BuzzFeed's list of 10 best debut novels of 2013. It also made Slate's list of 21 best lines of 2013. If you haven't read this odd gem of a novel, go do it right now. Seriously, I'll loan you my copy!

Sunday Six

Six sentences for Sunday, December 8: While the May Queen is in seclusion, the crowds begin to appear. Spiritual people make camp in the wild fields near the cliffs. Some pray; others make flower garlands, which they toss over the edge of the cliffs to prepare the May Queen’s way.  Tourists, too, flood the town. …