In Sunlight or in Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper by Lawrence Block

Hardcover, 288 pages Expected publication: December 6th 2016 by Pegasus Books Short stories hold a power that longer works of fiction do not have the advantage of: they can pack a hard punch that’ll knock your socks off in mere minutes, spilling uplifting joy, heart-wrenching pain or newly provoked thought from readers all in one … More In Sunlight or in Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper by Lawrence Block

Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine by Sarah Lohman

Hardcover, 304 pages Expected publication: December 6th 2016 by Simon & Schuster I was given a copy of this book by the publisher, Simon & Schuster, via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.   Sarah Lohman’s Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine offers an eclectic and thought-provoking survey into American culinary culture … More Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine by Sarah Lohman

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth by Lindsey Lee Johnson

I received an advance-read copy of this book from the publisher, Random House, via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. It’s funny how novels are often published in waves—we’ll see a flood of multi-cultural books, an influx of war novels or a deluge of high-school-centric reads at once, proving for those who don’t believe … More The Most Dangerous Place on Earth by Lindsey Lee Johnson