Jan Stafford Kellis
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy FowlerMy rating: 5 of 5 stars How far back can you remember? Can you trust your earliest recollections, or have they been colored by time, maturity, perspective, subsequent events, or listening to others telling stories? Maybe your memories aren’t yours at…

Still Life With Bread Crumbs

Still Life With Bread Crumbs

Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna QuindlenMy rating: 5 of 5 stars Of course this is a 5-star book; does Anna Quindlen write any other kind? This is the story of the self-reinvention of famed photographer Rebecca Winter. Divorced, alone, broke and dispirited, Rebecca sublets her beloved Manhattan apartment…

Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good by Kathleen Flinn

Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good by Kathleen Flinn

Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir of Food and Love from an American Midwest Family by Kathleen FlinnMy rating: 5 of 5 stars What’s not to love here? Family, fishing, foibles and food are all part of this fabulous Michigan memoir that includes the recipes mentioned in the…