Friendship Cake by Lynne Hinton
The sleeping woman’s mouth curled and twisted, her eyebrows knitted and released as if she were in the process of making a very important decision. Her facial muscles jerked, showing a struggle, and Louise felt a tear spill from her eye.
Far From the Land: An Irish Memoir by Thomas J. Rice
The playoff games – semifinals and finals – were played in Bagenalstown in a grand new pitch that was synonymous with the big game. Both teams had their own marching bands, bagpipers, and drummers who played us out onto the field, an ancient Celtic ritual.
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