Books We’ve Enjoyed

A new feature of our site

While we work on novels, submit work to magazines, and create stories for independent collections, our new way of staying in touch with our readers will be writing posts here about our progress and explorations in writing.

Thanks for checking in with us!

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A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles - Penguin Books New Zealand
Read A Gentleman in Moscow review here
Available here

The Glass Castle, by Jeanette Walls
“ You wouldn’t believe it if it were fiction.”

"The Glass Castle" Analyzed through Archetypal Criticism - ENG 4UV 2017
Read a Glass Castle review here
Available here

A Promised Land, by Barack Obama

A Promised Land by Barack Obama, Hardcover, 9780241491515 | Buy online at The Nile
Read A Promised Land reviews here and here
Available here

Clap When you Land, by Elizabeth Acevedo
"Clap When You Land" by Elizabeth Acevedo - Busy with a Book
Read a Clap When You Land review here
Available here

Missionaries, by Phil Klay
National Book Award winner Phil Klay returns with visceral debut novel 'Missionaries' | The ...
Read a Missionaries review here
Available here

Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires, Grady Hendrix

Review: Grady Hendrix's new vampire book a Southern-fried delight
Read a review here
Available here

The Write Thing, Kwame Alexander
Read a review here
Available here

Pretend It’s A City, Fran Lebowitz documentary

Fran Lebowitz Offers A Guide To New York In 'Pretend It's A City' Documentary From Martin ...
Read a review here
Streaming: Netflix

The Beast Within: The making of ‘Alien,’
The Beast Within: The Making of 'Alien' (2003) - FilmAffinity
Read a review here
Streaming: YouTube, Amazon Prime

Chasing Ice – documentary about photographer James Balog
Chasing Ice: the Documentary to Catch Before it Melts
Chasing Ice - Movie Photos, Poster, Pictures & Film Images
Read reviews here
Streaming: Google Play, Netflix, iTunes, Amazon Prime

ing for something new to add to your reading list. Title links take you to reviews or sites dedicated to the book. Author links are to their sites or pages dedicated to them.

Stay safe and keep writing,

642 Tiny Things to Write About
642 Tiny Things to Write About by San Francisco Writers' Grotto for Chronicle Books LLC the San Francisco Writers Grotto

A Lucky Man
A Lucky Man | Graywolf Pressby Jamel Brinkley

Black Brother, Black Brother
Children's Fiction by Jewell Parker Rhodes | Children's Fictionby Jewell Parker Rhodes

Children of Time
Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovskyby Adrian Tchaikovsky

The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James
The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James by Ashley Herring Blakeby Ashley Herring Blake

The Speculative Fiction
Authors in Orbit: N.K. Jemisin introduces her Broken Earth trilogy - YouTubeof N. K. Jemisen

SLAY | Book by Brittney Morris | Official Publisher Page | Simon & Schusterby Brittney Morris

The Perfect Nanny
by Leila Slimani

Book Announcement!

The guild is excited to announce the publication of a great book written by one of our members. Car Thieves & Creek Beds is a lot of fun to read and the perfect antidote for our currently long days of sheltering in place.

Jump on your skate board or grab a bike and ride along. You can learn more about the book at its website where you can also order it.

You can also pick up a copy on Amazon and at Barnes & Noble.

Stay safe and healthy, and enjoy this good read!

Chord & Discord: Music-Themed Stories by the Walnut Creek Writers GuildWe have published our second anthology, titled Chord & Discord, which is available through Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

You can also read excerpts by clicking on the story titles below.

Thanks for visiting our site, and let us know what you think.


          Amanuensis                       Coda                    A Comrade Moves Along


    The Elusive Melody             Francie the Uke             Don’t Stand So Close


          Journey                         Fairy Music             Flight of the Bumblebee


    A Nickel for a Smile                 Play Me                 A Night Manager’s Tale


          Old Smoky               Sentimental Journey        Thawing the Heart

rock-concerts-for-ws                    susans-superhero-for-ws-2

When Are We Too Old for Rock Concerts?                     Susan’s Superhero

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Thank you and Happy Reading!images

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