M. H. Elrich and I grew up telling stories and creating characters and worlds together. I am so honored and pleased to host her on my blog today as she launches her first book, Etania's Worth. I hope you enjoy her stories as much as I do!
What was the first book to make you cry? I am not sure what was the first exactly. I do know what book made me cry on a reread. I lay in my loft bed clutching the pages, the words swimming in front of me. Old Dan and Little Ann are staring down the cougar... Continue Reading →
Recently, I had the opportunity to talk with Lauren Adler, author of the adult Sci-Fi novel The Codex of Desire. Below you’ll find her answers to questions about her writing process as well as her books and upcoming projects. C.M. Fritzen: Is being a writer a gift or a curse? Lauren Adler: I only feel... Continue Reading →
The poetry collection These Pearls are Real by Carla Cherry was an enjoyable read. Through each poem, Cherry explored a different side of herself, love, her experiences in the world, black experience in the US, her observations and more. I greatly appreciated being allowed to see this glimpse of life from her perspective and definitely... Continue Reading →
White Fang by Jack London In elementary school, I happened (or my parents supplied, I'm not quite sure how this novel came into my life) upon this book by Jack London. In it, a wolf pup grows up in the harsh Alaskan environment. He learns the law of man and beast quickly and is soon... Continue Reading →
3.5 stars-- murky descriptions and narrative but brilliant characters. Crazy Rich Asians is written by Kevin Kwan and follows a large cast of characters to Singapore for the wedding of the year. Rachel Chu is invited by Nicholas Young, a professor working on tenure in New York, and soon discovers that her boyfriend’s family is... Continue Reading →
Hey guys! So, I haven't made an email list before now, but I decided to make one with Mail Chimp and hopefully have added it to this site. (I can see it when I am customizing but not when I am visiting the site...) If you don't see the subscribe pop-up, you can always fill... Continue Reading →
For book club, I am reading Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan. We are going to go see the movie together on Sunday! Look for my review to come!
This was one of if not the first boy and his dog books that I encountered growing up. My 2nd grade teacher read this to us during storytime and I fell in love. I believe I had already developed a love of wolves and now I was hearing a story all about a boy who... Continue Reading →