Literary Sparks

Literary Sparks

And The Mountains Echoed

March 25, 2016

Khaled Hosseini also wrote The Kite Runner, which stuck with me for a long time after I finished.  His new book, And The Mountains Echoed was a bit difficult for me to get into.  It was…

Literary Sparks

Shotgun Lovesongs by Nicholas Butler

February 1, 2016

This is just one of those books you want to curl up with under a cozy blanket for the next four hours.  His descriptions paint a perfect picture in my head.  His words will just makes…

Death & Dying Literary Sparks

Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande

January 25, 2016

This was required reading for me as a hospice volunteer.  I had flashbacks of required reading and how dreadful the books could be.  Not so in this instance.  I was captivated from the very first page.…