Best book of 2017: “It’s Not Yet Dark” by Simon Fitzmaurice

What can I say about Simon Fitzmaurice’s remarkable memoir It’s Not Yet Dark except that it stunned me, saddened me, excited me, made me laugh and cry, took me to dark places and then shined lights in places I didn’t even know existed. It stayed with me, haunted me. I finished it months ago and yet… Read More Best book of 2017: “It’s Not Yet Dark” by Simon Fitzmaurice

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”