Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff 

a bookclique pick by Jessica Flaxman Books about marriage always make me feel one of a few ways – grateful for the one I have, anxious about the one I don’t, and curious about what would have happened to me had I never married in the first place. Lauren Groff’s unputdownable Fates and Furies made me feel all of these things and more, revealing in glittering detail … Continue reading Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff 

H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald

a bookclique pick by Jessica Flaxman One of my favorite poems by Emily Dickinson is about grief. It’s not the subject of grief that I particularly like, but the way she compares it to different things that steal from us without our consent. Grief is a mouse that burrows into our hearts; grief is a thief that we catch in the act of taking what … Continue reading H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald