Challenge Your Reading in 2019

Inevitably, when the calendar turns to a New Year, newspapers and social media are filled with helpful resolutions that one can make to improve oneself by dieting, bullet journaling, clearing clutter, meditating, exercising, etc. etc. If you’re looking for a new twist on the old resolution idea, you might consider accepting a reading challenge for…

Ellen’s Pick of the Week: Virgil Wander by Leif Enger

“Greenstone was full of people who could make you sad just by strolling into view.” Virgil Wander, Leif Enger’s eponymous new novel, is set in the hard-luck town of Greenstone, Minnesota along the stormy northern shores of Lake Superior. Although the town and its people have seen better days, together they muddle through by supporting…