Quicksand – Review

“But just what did she want? Barring a desire for material security, gracious ways of living, a profusion of lovely clothes, and a goodly share of envious admiration, Helga Crane didn’t know, couldn’t tell. But there was, she knew, something else. Happiness, she supposed. Whatever that might be. What, exactly, she wondered, was happiness. VeryContinue reading “Quicksand – Review”

The Blacker the Berry – Review

Thank you to Penguin Classics for the free copy of this book. Are the books we find ourselves thinking about days, weeks, or months after finishing, the easiest to review,or attempt to summarize into written thoughts? Sometimes the words flow from mind to page; sometimes the words seem harder to capture on conveying the essenceContinue reading “The Blacker the Berry – Review”

The Matter is Life – Short Stories

How do you feel about short stories? Are they a regular part of your reading or do you find that after you read them you feel like the story is incomplete? I remember thinking when I tried short stories in the past they felt unfinished since I had become accustomed to reading a complete book.Continue reading “The Matter is Life – Short Stories”