Review: Kathleen Dean Moore’s “Piano Tide”

I was lucky enough to review Kathleen Dean Moore’s lyrical and beautifully written Southeast Alaska novel for the Alaska Dispatch, and I must say that I highly, highly recommend to anyone who loves quirky characters, environmental plots, humor and rain-flecked stretches of Alaska landscape.   Here’s the beginning, with a link to the published review: I knew… Read More Review: Kathleen Dean Moore’s “Piano Tide”

Girl, Interrupted: A review from a writer who has also been in the loony bin

I finished Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen last night and it brought back so many memories.  Because, you see,  when I was a teenager I was also locked up in the loony bin. And as Kaysen so refreshingly asserts, being in a crazy environment can make you question your sanity. It’s much like the chicken and… Read More Girl, Interrupted: A review from a writer who has also been in the loony bin