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Harper Lee passes away at age 89


It is being reported that Harper Lee, author of To Kill A Mockingbird has passed away at age 89. You can read more about that story here

I have read TKAM multiple times. It was a childhood favorite of mine and I also enjoyed it as an adult. I was sad to hear the news although she has been struggling with a variety of health problems in recent years.

Please share any thoughts you have about her books or about the author. Did you love TKAM as much as we did?

Indiespensable Subscription #57


The Indiespensable subscription is Powell’s subscription club. Boxes ship out every 6-8 weeks at a cost of $39.95 per box including shipping. The website advertises these boxes as featuring “the best new books with special attention to independent publishers.” The boxes include a signed first edition, a booklet that explains the items, and a few extra goodies. I started the service in October 15. Last week I received my third box. Here’s what we got this month and my review: Read more