The Atrocities of Book Collecting

The Atrocities of Book Collecting by Karin Stevens   Lainey left the sweltering heat of the sidewalk and stepped into the cool of the used bookstore. A jingle from the door’s bell, and the young man behind the counter glanced up from a stack of old hardcovers to peer at her over the top of […]


Paintings in the Rafters

Paintings in the Rafters by Dorothy Rice   Dad had given us labels when we were young—the funny one, the pretty one, and the smart one. We never really outgrew those labels, regardless of the changes life brought and all the other things we became. My older sister, Roxanne, was the funny one, the ham. […]