posts by Jayne S:
Shay Goldstein has been a producer at her Seattle public radio station for nearly a decade, and she can’t imagine working anywhere else. But lately it’s been a constant clash between her and her newest colleague, Dominic Yun, who’s fresh off a journalism master’s program and convinced he knows everything ... more >
Doing a rough count of my 2020 reading journal, I read a little over 200 books last year. I also started but DNF a number of books that I didn’t count in that total. So … I read a lot. There are many B+ grade books that for various reasons ... more >
Got a book you want to talk about? Frustrated with a book or series? In love with a new one? Found a buried treasure? An issue that keeps popping up in the books you are reading? Just want to chat about stuff in general?
Go on a snowy, sandy shore walk in a story where every single word starts with the letter S! Explore the beach in winter in this story told through clever language. During a sunset beach saunter, a girl stumbles and drops her doll into a tidal pool. Soaked! Celebrating the ... more >
I’ve enjoyed a few of Nnedi Okorafor’s books in the past, particularly the Akata Witch series of YA novels, which take place in Nigeria. I liked her Hugo and Nebula-winning novella, Binti, too. So, when the ARC of her new novella, Remote Control, became available, I was eager to read ... more >
Laura Neale is grieving. A year after her beloved husband’s death, she’s still left with far too many questions and is struggling with feelings of guilt, anger and grief. Hoping to rebuild her and her children’s lives, she moves to Wychwood-on-Lea with her two troubled kids—an eleven-year-old son with too ... more >