Our Favorite Book Club Books of 2014

Favorite book club books 2014

  This has been a busy year for our book club! We read 19 books together! I love that From Left to  Write reads such diverse range of books. I polled our members to find out which of our 2014 was their most favorite. Not only were these great titles to read, our discussions for […]

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What’s On Your Nightstand: ​Désirée Zamorano

Desiree Zamorano headshot

For this week’s What’s On Your Nightstand series, I’m continuing my focus on writers of color. I’m thrilled to have Désirée Zamorano share more about the books she’s currently reading (and avoiding).  Books Désirée is currently reading: John Lahr’s biography Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh: This is a compelling page-turner which is also deepening my understanding of theater […]

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Review: The Novel Cure + Giveaway

The Novel Cure by Ella Berthoud & Suan Elderkin

Books are the cure for almost anything that ails us. Need to escape the stress of everyday life? Pick up a romance book or a thriller. Need a good cry? Pick up a drama. What if you have an ailment and unsure of the literary cure? Reach for The Novel Cure: From Abandonment to Zestlessness: 751 Books […]

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Review: Everything I Never Told You

You might have seen Celeste Ng’s novel Everything I Never Told You on many best books of 2014 lists. There’s a reason for it. It’s damned good. In fact, I’m adding it to my list of top books read in 2014 (coming soon). I received a copy of Everything I Never Told You as part of the Ford Audiobook […]

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Darcie Chan Shares Inspiration Behind Her Mill River Series

Darcie Chan Headshot

We had so much fun discussing our December book club selection  The Mill River Redemption, that we asked author Darcie Chan to come back for an interview! Our From Left to Write members had some great questions about the inspiration behind her novels and Darcie even shares her writing process with us. From Left to Write: I […]

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Review: Pocket Atlas of Remote Islands + Giveaway

Pocket Atlas of Remote Islands Review

Armchair adventurers, you want this book. Unassuming at first glance, the Pocket Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Not Visited and Never Will by Judith Schalansky is a delight to read. As I read it, I imagine myself as a cranky, old lady recounting tales of gorgeous islands that no one should ever step foot […]

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