• Books,  Weekly Wraps

    W.W.W. Wednesdays: April 23, 2014

    As there is still an hour left is Wednesday, I would like to introduce one of the two new initiatives I hope to keep up with on Sitting in the Stacks.  WWW Wednesdays comes from the blog Should Be Reading. Every Wednesday, Should Be Reading, and other blogs, such as Heart of Sultana, post the three Ws of reading: • What are you currently reading?• What did you recently finish reading?• What do you think you’ll read next?

  • Books,  Fiction,  Reviews

    The Sinfully Good End of Summer Read (brought to you by the Devil himself)

      Does anyone else remember the song “One of Us” by Joan Osborne? Well, what if Satan was one of us?  In Glen Duncan’s book I, Lucifer humanity is graced by a mortal, fleshly Lucifer.  I, Lucifer is the tell all, or as Lucifer corrects “tell some,” about the famous story of the fallen angel.  Yet, there’s a twist.  God has offered to let Lucifer return to heaven if he can live out a mortal life without being too sinful.  Lucifer, taking the offer as a joke, accepts a one-month trial in the body of Declan Gunn, but he discovers human life isn’t as much of a joy ride as…

  • Books

    Gimmee Some Fiction

    If you can’t tell by now I’ve been on a non-fiction kick recently. Even the next book I review, Waiting for Snow in Havana, is non-fiction. So, I’m reaching out to all of you for a good fiction read. I think it’s time to change things up a bit. Comment away with suggestions!