I'm pregnant, and with the hormones, I am in the mood for warm-and-fuzzy books. I can't handle my normal murder mysteries. I'm especially drawn to books about families, people settling in to new communities and coming to feel at home, people creating a home for others, and that sort of thing. Books and audiobooks would be great. [more inside]
I've discovered that I have a taste for stories of people leaving insular communities. Do you have a favorite memoir, movie, or other story about such a person? [more inside]
What are the best general books or other resources on the subject of community building? They can also be very specific if the lessons from the book can be applied generally.
Asking for a friend: Any recommendations on books about social or environmental justice for a high school junior? [more inside]
Looking for TV shows, books, and movies where a smart, sharp comedic sensibility masks a deeply sentimental core. [more inside]
I loved the plot of Bel Canto by Ann Patchett. Any recommendations for similar books, shows, or movies? [more inside]
What are some small towns in the Adirondacks (NY)- with nice community, local food, and art? [more inside]
I've written some fiction. Now I want to see if it's any good. [more inside]