Guest Posts

Letters from the Mud

Tom Jenks said it best, Good writing is really, really, really, really, really, reeeeeaally hard. The comment…

When We Fell In Love – Elliott The Spy

I was in second grade the first time I read Louise Fitzhugh’s Harriet the Spy.  I was…

When We Fell In Love – Jane Vandenburgh

Early reader?  Let’s just say that had the word had currency in the L.A. of the Fifties,…

My Trip To The Strand

If you’re a fan of the site at all, you’re aware that we’re (I can say we’re now, I’m in the “About Us” page!) fans (in a not-so-subtle-way) of independent booksellers. With that said, I’ll admit, you can count on one hand the number of times I’ve been to the local vintage record store or any of the independent booksellers either in my town or in New York City. And by one hand I mean, of course, no hands.

When We Fell In Love – Harrison Demchick

One of my earliest memories has me lying on the floor of the den, right below the TV, teaching my then best friend how to read Dr. Seuss’s Hop on Pop. I may have been three or four at the time—past the age of gleefully shouting out the letters of the alphabet while watching Sesame Street, but apparently also past the point of discovering how much fun lay in the words on a page.

When We Fell In Love – Ben Schrank

I’ve been friends with Ben Schrank since before electricity. We’re lucky enough to hear about his love…