Remember Stanley? He’s the adorable little hedgehog who got some attention here on She Is Too Fond of Books after Brunonia Barry (The Lace Reader, The Map of True Places) wrote a post spotlighting a special bookstore – The Spirit of ’76 in Marblehead, Massachusetts.
Barry titled her post ”Sock Puppets, Hedgehogs, and Full-Time Writing.” The hedgehog was, of [...]
The Map of True Places by Brunonia Barry
Hardcover: 416 pages
Publisher: William Morrow (May 4, 2010)
Back-of-the-book blurb: Zee Finch has come a long way from a motherless childhood spent stealing boats; she’s now a respected psychotherapist, engaged to one of Boston’s most eligible bachelors. But the suicide of Zee’s patient Lilly Braedon throws Zee into emotional chaos [...]
Usually this type of post would be titled something like Spotlight on Bookstores: The Spirit of ’76 in Marblehead, Mass. But, how could I argue with the title written by the author, Brunonia Barry?!? Sock Puppets, Hedgehogs, and Full Time Writing certainly got my attention! Brunonia Barry is the author of The Lace Reader [...]
We took the kids on the road up to Salem yesterday afternoon, about a 45-minute drive north. I had my tote packed with The Lace Reader and a map and guide to “Towner Whitney’s Salem, Massachusetts” that I downloaded from the Salem tourist board.
We got to Salem around 3, driving through the center of town, [...]
Monday 7/28/08- Discussion of Dalia Sofer’s The Septembers of Shiraz begins today over at Everyday I Write the Book. This is the first time I’ll be participating in one of Gayle’s on-line book groups, and I’m really looking forward to it. The author will be responding to comments left on the discussion post; if you’ve read the [...]
The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry
Publisher: William Morrow (July 29, 2008 )
Hardcover: 400 pages
The Lace Reader, Brunonia Barry’s debut novel, deserves all the advance praise it has received; it is one of my favorite books of 2008! This book will draw you in with well-developed plot, subtle twists and clever revelations. The comparison has [...]