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Departures

Posted on Jul 14, 2005. See more in Fiction

by Lorna J. Cook St. Martin’s Griffin, 2005 I read Departures — appropriately enough — on a cross Atlantic flight from France to the U.S. Though I heard Lorna Cook say, in a writing conference sectional she was leading, that Departures was not her first choice for a title — I like it. I think it fits perfectly with a penchant one of the characters...

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Cane River

Posted on Jul 14, 2005. See more in Fiction

by Lalita Tademy Warner Books, 2005 My sister-in-law Pat recommended this one. I like most books she recommends so I went out and bought it almost immediatly. And then I almost didn’t finish it. Having so recently read Known World, I wasn’t sure if I could face what I was about to read. But if you have the same hesitation when you begin — read on. There is...

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