We have run through the dark orange days of July, run through the summer morning soft as mouse fur, through the drizzle, through the baking heat, through the scent of wakening gardenia, under the wisteria, draped on the covered bridge. The Running Buds (Big Tom, Little Thom, Johann, Sol, Doug, Frankie), The Monsters of Templeton […]
The moon was apricot above the haunches of the hills and a big band at the country club hooted its music as soft as an owl across the water. The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff, pg. 44.
Then, when we had done so, we put our hands upon the freezing cold monster, our monster. And this is what we felt: vertigo, an icicle through our strong hearts, our long-lost childhoods. Sunshine in a field and crickets and the sweet tealeaf stink of a new ball mitt and a rock glinting with mica […]
Welcome one and all; ladies and gentlemen, and those in between; Bookbaggers of all shapes, sizes and reading patterns, to the 2nd Annual Book Polygamist Awards! Last year the awards graduated from a simple jotting in my book journal, or list on Facebook, to its inaugural seat on Book Polygamist, and here they will stay […]
1. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern I absolutely adored this book (which is clearly apparent in my review ) and even though it was one of my first reads of the year (read from mid-January to mid-February) I knew even a few chapters in (heck, maybe even a few pages in!) that It would […]