Category Archives: Janis Wildy book reviews

Have you read The House Girl by Tara Conklin?

In all my ideas about how to jump-start my writing again, I forgot to notice that I hadn’t been reading much fiction in the past six months.  I read blog posts all the time and articles, and lots of non-fiction. … Continue reading

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Dive into Lucy Knisley’s travelogues of genius, “An Age of License” and “Displacement”

Gush a lot.  That’s what I’m planning on doing when I go to Emerald City Comicon next month.  I’m hoping that I get to gush to Lucy Knisley, New York Times best-selling cartoonist about her graphic novels, “An Age of License,” and “Displacement,” put out … Continue reading

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Winter pleasures in Seattle

Although I find my time for reading and writing has decreased before winter break, once we are headed toward New Year’s, I expect to dip into many exciting new books and re-visit some old friends too. On my list for … Continue reading

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How to be a Parisian wherever you are

Imagine that your friends in Paris have just sent you an enormous stuffed envelope.  You open it and out spills candid photos, a collection of lists and short essays.  There are even a few recipes.  Your friends want you to know how a Parisian … Continue reading

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From blog to book: Tish Jett’s “Forever Chic”

What is it that French women have to make them seem so youthful and stylish, even hot as they age?   Journalist and blogger Tish Jett has been on a journey to find out how French women maintain health, beauty … Continue reading

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