Off to a great start this year, so here we go:
Under Romance: Jagged Feather by Jan Sikes – 5 Sparklers for this amazing romantic suspense.
Under LGBTQ+ for Adults: Past His Defenses by Andrew Grey – 5 Sparklers for this romantic suspense
Under Nonfiction: 7 Minute Strength Training for Seniors 60+ by Liam Owens – 3 Sparklers for this one.
Under YA: The Incident by Avis Adams – 4 Sparklers for this dystopian YA book
Birthdays: Cicero (106 BC), John Fletcher (1886), J.R.R. Tolkien (1892), Carolyn Haywood (1898), Erik Larson (1954), Patricia Lee Gauch (1934), Alex Wheatle (1963), Charles Yu (1976).
Quote: “Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory.” – J.R.R. Tolkien
Erik Larson won the 2004 Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime for “The Devil in the White City”.
John Gould Fletcher won the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for “Selected Poems”
I will admit to never having finished reading TLotR by Tolkien. I’ve read parts of the books, but not all of them. I think I need to look at them again.