A gorgeous Saturday, perfect for some reading downtown! In Foreign Soil and Other Stories by Maxine Beneba Clarke, the short stories continue with emotional impacts. Clarke’s variety of stories provide complex and tough subjects to contemplate. She beautifully writes about the unpleasant. Our fear of each other is a recurring
Friday is here! Time for a beautiful sunset with a great read. Foreign Soil and Other Stories by Maxine Beneba Clarke is a collection of stories that cover the globe. It has won several literary awards and aims to highlight the voices of the disenfranchised. Through the various stories, Clarke
The middle of the week is here! Time to relax with a great book inside a cozy café. We Are The People: Voices From The Other Side Of American History Edited by Nathaniel May and Clint Willis continues its collection of American voices highlighting labor, civil rights, poverty, and civil
On this Monday in January, we celebrate the legacy and life of Martin Luther King Jr. A great way to start the morning! We Are The People: Voices From The Other Side Of American History Edited by Nathaniel May and Clint Willis is a collection of documents, letters, and stories
The weekend is full of chilly wintry winds. Good thing our Saturday Spot is the perfect combination of protection from the cold while still experiencing the beauty outside. The poetry in Rooms Are Never Finished by Agha Shahid Ali continues to provide insight into the grief and sorrow of the author.
The end of the week is here, time to enjoy a sunset and a new book! Rooms Are Never Finished by Agha Shahid Ali is a book of poems that focuses on the passing of the author’s mother and the journey back to Kashmir with her body. For me, the
The week is often a fast-moving freight train, time for a Wednesday afternoon break. In the second half of The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, Esperanza experiences the transition from child to young woman and continues to catalog the interactions of those around her. They provide reminders for
Happy Monday Fort Worth! The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, her first novel, was published in 1984. Esperanza, a young girl, describes the people and places around her new home in a series of vignettes.  As Esperanza describes her world, she also provides her perspective on what is said
The weekend is here! On Saturdays, we highlight special and unique spots to read in Fort Worth. In the second half of Holmes on the Range by Steve Hockensmith, Old Red and Big Red Amlingmeyer continue to work to find out what is going on at the Cantlemere Ranche. The
The end of the week is here! A great time to relax and read under a sunset. Holmes on the Range by Steve Hockensmith takes the methods of Sherlock Holmes and puts them in the hands of a cowboy in Montana. For Sherlockians, reading another attempt to shake up the