I have never read a Rebecca Stead book, but Goodbye Stranger was a fantastic surprise, so I know it won’t be my last book from this author. The writing was beautiful; it was simple but profound, which is why I think it will appeal to a broad range of readers. At […]
Author: Rebecca Stead
I grew up in New York City, where I was lucky enough to attend the kind of elementary school where a person could sit in a windowsill, or even under a table, and read a book, and no one told you to come out and be serious (well, eventually someone did, but not right away). On those windowsills, under those tables, and in my two beds at night, I fell in love with books. (I had two beds because my parents were divorced.)
Specifically, I fell in love with fiction.