Picky Reader – 16

Picky Reader’s recently read books:  Northern Lights by Nora Roberts.  How many books has Nora Roberts written?  A hundred?  A thousand?  So you expect her work to be good.  Great.  Although I’m not a fan of the shorter stuff she does for Harlequin or Silhouette or whoever it is she…

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Picky Reader – 15

God on a Harley by Joan Brady.  This is the second Joan Brady book I’ve read, and maybe ? it’s the first she had published.  It’s a short and simple spiritual fable.  Even if you’re fairly far along on your own spiritual journey, there might be some reminders for you…

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Picky Reader – 14

Rainwater by Sandra Brown.  Has Sandra Brown ever written a bad book?  If she has, I suppose they didn’t make it to publication.  Maybe she’s got a few trunk novels under her bed or hidden in a closet.  Sandra Brown is one of the few authors I will pick up…

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Picky Reader – 13

The End of an Error by Mameve Medwed.  If you’re a middle-aged woman who didn’t marry her first love and who’s ever wondered about the road not taken, this is the book for you.  I’m a bit surprised I finished this book, but I must have done so because I…

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Picky Reader – 3

Literary fiction, done well, also takes longer to read. Maybe because it’s easier to put down and that might be because you have to think more about what you just read. It’s like a fine meal you want to savor and enjoy and linger over. Which I guess makes commercial fiction more like fast food. Quick, easy and often forgettable.

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