Of the Farm Author: John Updike Country: United States Review: I’ve always admired Updike’s writing for its ability to render the mundane profound. Updike writes about ordinary, middle class families … Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading – March 2019
Three books I’ve read in the last few weeks. Let’s do this. Memories of My Melancholy Whores Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez Country: Colombia Where I Got It: Quarter Price … Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading – February 2019
As 2018 draws to a close, it’s time for my annual review posts, the first of which being a power ranking of the Top Five Books I’ve Read This Year. … Continue reading The Top 5 Books I Have Read This Year – 2018
Between my job, my novel, my travels, and this here blog, it’s been a chaotic and frustrating year for my reading. As I have stated in some of my recent … Continue reading No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
It’s been a while since my last book review here on TumbleweedWrites, and I’ve always considered the sharing my reading adventures to be the backbone of the blog. Life has … Continue reading The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty
I’ve discussed my relationship with reading many times on this blog. It’s the skill I’m most eager to improve day-in, day-out. It’s something that’s absolutely fundamental to the way I … Continue reading Five Guys Read Hemingway: My Reading Experiment
I’ve always been bad at multi-tasking. It’s a skill I want to improve, but I feel like I’m wired in some way to be consumed by a singular focus. I … Continue reading Homeland by R.A Salvatore
2017 has been a great year for my reading. It wouldn’t be hyperbolic to say that this was the year I rediscovered reading- certainly in terms of reading for pleasure. … Continue reading The Top 5 Books I Have Read This Year!
Today I’d like to highlight three novels I read that challenged the accepted definitions of what exactly a novel is. During my life I’ve gone through several reading phases. I … Continue reading 3 Experimental Novels That Inspired Me!
Today I’m doing a little short story roundup. I’ve recently submitted a few short stories to magazines and competitions, and I thought it might be interesting to share with you … Continue reading 3 Short Stories I Can’t Get Out Of My Head
My 2017 reading schedule has seen me go back and forth not only between genres of fiction, but between old books and new. I’ve made a sizable dent in the … Continue reading Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler
A week later and my bookcase is starting to take its new shape. The back rows are filled with old, second-hand tomes on the “Social Contract” and “Marxism After Marx”. … Continue reading 10 Books That Defined My Teenage Years