Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

April 24, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

Life in the Time of Corona: Shaking Up the Routine

Book Title: Redhead by the Side of the Road

Most mornings I feel some flavor of this, despite a very decent morning routine with my dog and the paper and breakfast…   I have to work my way towards a better mood. Maybe I should rethink my routine, at least for now? Beth Alexander stops in at Bacon today with an intriguing recommendation…

September 29, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post: Daphne Butler on the Ties that Bind (A Spool of Blue Thread, by Anne Tyler)

Book Title: A Spool of Blue Thread

Daphne Butler, a summertime peach herself, just loves the fall.  “I love the soft breezes, warm, but not hot; sun, clear skies – and the grey days too!  The skies in the early morning and evening are amazing. Most of all, I love how busy the animals in our midst get!  The squirrels and chipmunks in our yard drive our dogs Poppy and Mae crazy …

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