Turano & Leigh: My latest fiction reads

Lately I've been sucked back into a nonfiction title I was introduced to during my college years.  Resident Aliens by Hauerwas and Willimon.  And let me tell you -- fascinating stuff.  I love considering their premise and am definitely thinking over it much better than when I was an undergraduate all those years ago. But … Continue reading Turano & Leigh: My latest fiction reads


Heidi Chiavaroli: The Hidden Side

Chiavaroli is a pretty new author, and particularly new to me.  Ever since I read the synopsis for her debut novel, Freedom's Ring, I was intrigued.  I love historical fiction that takes place during the American Revolution (such is Freedom's Ring) but I'm also hesitant to pick up books that have multiple timelines.  Mostly I … Continue reading Heidi Chiavaroli: The Hidden Side

Carla Laureano: The Saturday Night Supper Club

Laureano's first book in her Supper Club series overflows with palate delights. From the Publisher: Denver chef Rachel Bishop has accomplished everything she’s dreamed and some things she never dared hope, like winning a James Beard Award and heading up her own fine-dining restaurant. But when a targeted smear campaign causes her to be pushed … Continue reading Carla Laureano: The Saturday Night Supper Club