photo cred: Megan Spelman
What you need to know about me:
Some of my favourite books.
…in no particular order:
Beartown/Us Against You – Fredrick Backman
Tell the Wolves I’m Home – Carol Rifka Brunt
Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr
Tiny Beautiful Things – Cheryl Strayed
Eleanor and Park – Rainbow Rowell
The Count of Monte Cristo – Alexander Dumas
Educated – Tara Westover
The Secret Life of Bees – Sue Monk Kidd
A Complicated Kindness – Miriam Toews
A Woman Is No Man – Etaf Rum
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If I were stuck on a deserted island and could only watch one show for the rest of my life…
I honestly don’t know if I’d chose
The Office or Parks and Rec.
It’s the question that won’t go away.
More favourite books.
Anne of Green Gables – L.M. Montgomery
Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer
The Paris Wife – Paula Mclain
Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
Commonwealth – Ann Patchett
East of Eden – John Steinbeck
Ask Again, Yes – Mary Beth Keane
The Poisonwood Bible – Barbara Kingsolver
A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini
Valentine – Elizabeth Wetmore
Anything Is Possible – Elizabeth Strout
I write novels and essays about topics I care about.
…like girlhood, big life questions, courage, identity, the South, coming-of-age, class, relationships, power/privilege, racism, religion/faith, feminism, the environment.
If you have a question or comment about my writing, shoot me a line, and I’ll reply if my kid has a good nap: firstname.lastname@example.org
Once upon a time, I wrote a book with my friend Lindsay.
more books coming soon.
I promise to post something at least once a month. Once a year, it will even be witty. >>>
p.s. time for a donut? you’re welcome.