Review: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

Title: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake Author: Aimee Bender Genre/Pages: fiction/304 Publication: Doubleday; June 1, 2010 Rating: 2.5  Bookmarks Source: Publisher Nat’s 1-Sentence Synopsis: The day before her 9th birthday, Rose Edelstein realizes her unwanted gift of tasting the emotions of  people who prepare the food she eats, and she spends the next decade […]

Holding Pattern

Inspired by organizational books, including Read, Remember, Recommend, I’ve finally gotten serious about keeping track of intriguing books I discover while online*.  Instead of just dashing down titles on random scraps of paper, I now stay logged onto my library’s homepage while perusing book blogs.  When something catches my eye, I request it immediately.  Farewell […]