Archive for October 2016

Today Will Be Different: Well, Probably Not

Today Will Be Different: Well, Probably Not
If there was ever a book to read after my last post, this was it. In my response to Glennon Doyle Melton’s “Love Warrior,” I said, “Honest to goodness, I wake up every morning putting faith in the fact I want to be the very best version of myself. But then my feet hit the... Read more »

Love Warrior: This Wimp's Review

Love Warrior: This Wimp's Review
“Please, just …no.” That was my first response when, at a monthly card game that I manage to attend about once a year, a friend of mine asked me if I was going to read Glennon Doyle Melton’s memoir, “Love Warrior.” There are certain book recommendations that result in my hitting the gas pedal on... Read more »

Book Review: Kids of Appetite by David Arnold

Book Review: Kids of Appetite by David Arnold
Two books in, and one thing is clear—David Arnold knows grieving kids well. Arnold’s latest is “Kids of Appetite,” a followup to one of my favorites in the last few years, “Mosquitoland.” Both involve teens mourning the loss of a parent, and both involve journeys of self-discovery. Full disclosure: I lost my biological father just... Read more »
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