9 Booktastic Jewelry for Book Lovers and Writers

Harry Potter Golden Snitch Pocket Watch

Show off your book love for the world to see! I’m in a bit of a reading slump, so I thought it’d be fun to put together a list of booktastic jewelry for us book lovers and writers.  I even found some jewelry for our male readers! Alice in Necklace from Modcloth depicts Alice escaping the Queen […]

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What’s On Your Nightstand: Marie-Helene Bertino

Marie-Helene Bertino

Since we’re reading  2 A.M. at The Cat’s Pajamas for our August From Left to Write book club, I asked author Marie-Helene Bertino to share the books she’s currently reading. One of her books was already on my to-be-read list. Take it away, Marie-Helene! I just finished reading Ramona Ausubel’s story collection, Guide to Being Born. I had […]

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Feed Your Reader Friday: 15 August 2014

Feed Your Reader at From Left to Write

Thank goodness it’s Friday! That means it’s another feed your reader list. I’m headed to the beach today and plan on bringing one of these titles with me. Here’s what’s on my radar this week: In light of the events happening in Ferguson in St. Louis, Missouri, I moved Further Out Than You Thought by Michaela Carter […]

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What’s On Your Night Stand: Jodi Picoult

Thien-Kim with Jodi Picoult-From Left to Write

Last week, I met Jodi Picoult at the Random House event in DC to promote her upcoming book Leaving Time (releases Oct 2014). I’ve never read any of her books, but I wanted to learn more about the author and her success. She was absolutely charming during her onstage chat with Good Housekeeping’s Jane Francisco. Almost […]

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Review: Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good

Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good by Kathleen Flinn

Last week Kathleen Flinn’s newest book Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir of Food and Love from an American Midwest Family got me out of my reading slump. Flinn friendly voice and writing made me feel like I was one of her girlfriends. Her family’s story made me wish I grew up with her and her […]

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Book Club Feature: 2 A.M. at The Cat’s Pajamas

2 AM at The Cat's Pajamas by Marie-Helene Bartino

We’re ushering the last days of summer with a jazzy book club feature for August: 2 A.M. at The Cat’s Pajamas (Crown) by Marie-Helene Bertino. I know you’ve been doing plenty of summer reading, but don’t the warm days pass you by without immersing yourself into streets of Philadelphia at The Cat’s Pajamas jazz club: Madeleine Altimari is […]

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