Posts by David Patneaude

Rocking Chair Moon Book Release

Poetry + Characters + Conflict + Heart + Serious (but not too serious) Readers = a Successful Launch for Rocking...

Review: THE GOLDFINCH

I’m not exactly stepping out on a limb, here, pulling a giant gold nugget out of a muddy creek, polishing...

Review: BRIDGE OF CLAY

The end of 2018 is fast approaching, so if you haven’t read anything all year that’s knocked you over, or...

Educated by Tara Westover

A memoir by a woman in her early thirties? Really? Really. Tara Westover has already lived a life–a number of...

What is a Book, Anyway?

After recently checking (obsessing over?) the Amazon sales numbers and reviews for my newly released novel FAST BACKWARD, Istrayed over...

Monsters of Men/Chaos Walking Trilogy by Patrick Ness

Monsters of Men: Whew! The breakneck pace I noted in my review of The Knife of Never Letting Go and...

On the Threshold

The Threshold It’s been a while (and I use that term modestly) since I’ve been on the threshold. And by...