Bite Your Lips

I attended an all-girls high school and many of my teenage memories are set there. It is also the place where, aside from my mother’s tutelage, I learned to be a young lady. One of my teachers, she was a large but demure woman, tall but stately and with the graciousness of a queen, and…

What Honesty Costs

Sometimes, telling the truth hurts. Last week, I reviewed a book that I wanted to love but just didn’t. I belong to an online book club and last month, we all signed up to receive a free ARC (Advance Readers Copy) from the author. The picture of the book cover was beautiful and the synopsis sounded…