Author Archives: Litterachi

She GONE: Book review – Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn

When I read the NY Times’ review of Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, I was immediately taken and realized that the book was not just a fad, but would be truly a GREAT read. The Times’ review aptly described the … Continue reading

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925 Pages and I’m Finally DONE: Book Review (Winter of the World)

Happy thanksgiving y’all! I was lucky enough to get to read for most of mine……..and while I’m a fast reader, 925 pages is a LONGASSBOOK, friends. So I’m sorry that it’s been so long since we chatted and I hope … Continue reading

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Chapter 35: The Waiting Room

If you’ve never sat in the waiting room of a fertility clinic, let me just tell you – it’s miserable. The tension is thick; you could cut it with a knife. In the corner, a nervous wife (or girlfriend, or … Continue reading

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Book Review: Defending Jacob by William Landay

How far do you go to protect your child? Are you capable of truly seeing your child as they are? Does that make you a good parent or a bad one? Does a rotten egg mean you did something wrong? … Continue reading

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Book Review: Warsaw Requiem

when I hear the word Requiem, I think of Requiem of a Dream….and when I think of Dream, I wish I had slept. But, alas, I did not. I’ll get to the reasons for my lack of sleeping first: 1) … Continue reading

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Exciting News in Books!!!!!!

here’s some interesting news in publishing in case you missed it! (headline links to the actual article in the New York Times) Media Chiefs Form Venture to E-Publish Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times From left, Barry Diller, Frances Coady, … Continue reading

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Chapter 34: Remembering…..

It used to bother me when, fresh back from NYC, I’d hear my Windy City friends talking about the horror that was September 11 (2001). Maybe it was my youth, or maybe it was because the aftermath – the shock … Continue reading

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