Jan Stafford Kellis

The Bookish Life

There are sixteen books waiting patiently for me at home, stacked on the shelf like a belletristic Jenga game.  I have no business walking within one hundred feet of the bookstore, and yet, here I am.  I should cross the street to make sure I don’t spy an interesting book…

The Highest Tide by Jim Lynch

The Highest Tide by Jim Lynch

The Highest Tide by Jim LynchMy rating: 5 of 5 stars This is my favorite kind of story: Intriguing character I wish I could meet (13-year-old Miles O’Malley), a healthy dose of information about something I know little about (in this case, the tidal pools near Olympia, Washington) and a…