Friday reads: Foxlowe and The Girls

I discovered Foxlowe by Eleanor Wasserberg and The Girls by Emma Cline because both were short-listed for the Shirley Jackson Awards this year (which is one of my favorite award lists--always something good to read on that shortlist). I read them back to back and was struck by how similar, and different, they were from each other. Both are about young … Continue reading Friday reads: Foxlowe and The Girls


Recommended reading: Universal Harvester

If you are of a certain age, you likely remember the video store as a regular stop on the errands run. And if you grew up in a small American town, you may remember the locally owned video store as a peculiar confluence of people and culture in a place where there wasn't a whole … Continue reading Recommended reading: Universal Harvester