Roses Book Club

My junior high school English teacher invited me to a book club at her house last weekend. A few houses down from her lives Ruth the Rose Lady. Almost every square foot of her plot, including the parking strips, are covered in roses, each labeled. Luckily, Ruth confirmed I'd gotten my rose facts right (phew!) … Continue reading Roses Book Club

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The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns: Literary Tastes Pick

I got some exciting news! I happened to glance at my phone and see that my trusty friend Sarah McCoy (author of THE BAKER'S DAUGHTER and all-around awesome lady) Tweeted  that THE CARE AND HANDLING OF ROSES WITH THORNS won the American Library Association's Best Women's Fiction award for 2013! Every year, the Reference and User's Association (RUSA) picks … Continue reading The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns: Literary Tastes Pick