Tag Archives: nonfiction

February 21

That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, Anne Sebba

George Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2011 ISBN 0297858963 (ISBN13: 9780297858966) 0 stars (if I could give negative stars, I would) I can’t remember when a book made me angrier than this one. Compared to this poor excuse for a biography, even the horrid editing in Before and After seems worthy of the Pulitzer. I read this […]

December 13

3 + 1 Books about Flowers: 3 works of fiction + 1 work of nonfiction on a particular subject

Part of my new section featuring three fiction books and one nonfiction about one subject. 1. The Language of Flowers, Vanessa Diffenbaugh Self-acceptance through nature The Language of Flowers is a novel about a young woman who does not know how to navigate the world she is thrust into after aging out of foster care. […]

December 13

3+1 Books About Food: 3 works of fiction + 1 work of nonfiction on a particular subject

Part of my new section featuring three fiction books and one nonfiction about one subject. 1. Like Water for Chocolate, Laura Esquivel Mexican food and passion Like Water for Chocolate is an extremely sensual tale of a family of women during the Mexican Revolution, told from the kitchen. While many authors have tried to incorporate […]