Times Long Past

Times Long Past

It seems only fitting for this first post of 2022 to reflect on the past year and hope for the new. On this cold January day, I am still singing Auld Lang Syne, the song many English-speaking countries wail at the stroke of midnight on January 1st. It is interesting...
Jolabokaflod: Christmas Book Flood

Jolabokaflod: Christmas Book Flood

There’s a meme that circulates on social media, endearing and inspiring readers scrolling through their feed: This sounds, as the meme says, absolutely perfect. But this glimpse into Icelandic culture isn’t exactly factual. Truly, Iceland is a country of readers and...
The Holiday Season: A Chimera of a Time

The Holiday Season: A Chimera of a Time

It’s the holiday season… I’m guessing a lot of you will start singing when you read that line. I know the song playing in my head right now is pretty well-known. The months of November and December have become blurred, the sun gone by 6pm and the temperature...
Ghost River: We Are Family

Ghost River: We Are Family

When I talked with Ashley and Chad about helping out at Lost Boys Press, I had already bought one of the books they published—The Garden of the Golden Children. I let them know that I was excited to read it and was planning to read Ghost River as well. Ashley’s face...