Book Review: Cold Spell

The following review appears in East Coast Ink's fourth issue, Bridges.  The difference between warmth and cold: a family’s move to the Alaskan wilderness Book Review: Cold Spell by Deb Vanasse It’s strange to think that a photo of a glacier pulled from the pages of a magazine could so deeply fascinate a woman from Pine … Continue reading Book Review: Cold Spell


Book Review: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

A trip to Goodwill filled the nooks and crannies of my bookshelf with fantastic novels I've always intended to read and never had the chance to get around to reading. A week in the mountains (with poor wifi) gave me the opportunity to actually read them. I began with Dave Eggers' A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering … Continue reading Book Review: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

Book Review: The Brooklyn Follies

Paul Auster has recently been my author of choice, as I have recently uploaded The New York Trilogy onto my Kindle and just finished his 2005 novel The Brooklyn Follies. His writing is simple yet absolutely astounding, and despite the slow pace of this novel, its characters had me hooked from page one. The book tells the story … Continue reading Book Review: The Brooklyn Follies