Book Review: Land of Enchantment by Leigh Stein

Land of Enchantment by Leigh Stein Plume, 2016 ISBN 9781101982679 2/5 Stars Despite having not been to the Land of Enchantment myself, New Mexico has been on my pop culture radar this year, mostly through Netflix marathons of Roswell, Breaking Bad, and Better Call Saul. Naturally, I picked up Leigh Stein’s memoir, Land of Enchantment,…

Book Review: Discount by Casey Gray

True confession: I have never worked retail. But reading Discount by Casey Gray has given me much more of respect for those who have and do. They say that reading fiction will help bolster your empathy and become attuned to new perspectives, and for those like me who have not worked retail, you should read…

Book Review: Night at the Fiestas

I’m on a Southwest kick, having read Claire Vaye Watkins’ Battleborn recently. It was actually CVW’s Twitter that introduced me to Night at the Fiestas, another short story anthology. Instead of Nevada, Night at the Fiestas takes place in northern New Mexico in the areas in and surrounding Albuquerque and Santa Fe. It is an…