My posts are based on emotions/mental drama and anguish while introducing you to some books bearing the same or closely related titles/themes. The letter for today boys and girls is B!
B is for Burning
Don't you dare sit there pretending you do not feel it! The heat. Intense. Overwhelming. Burning. I'm fanning my face and neck but to no avail. The more I move the higher the temperature climbs. It is becoming more out of control. Burning. I place ice on my brow and slowly slide the melting square down my arms. Yet, I'm still burning!
You sit there looking stunned and nervous shaking your leg, as if trying to put out the flame and bring an end to the suffering. Smoldering. Plunged between fire and desire, lost under the spell of the blue-red-amber glow. Never ceasing. Powerful. Crushing. Release me from the fury and stop this incessant pain! Please tell me you feel it too, deep inside your soul. Glowing. Flickering. Burning.
|Tales of Burning Love|
In her boldest and most darkly humorous novel yet, award-winning, critically acclaimed and bestselling novelist Louise Erdrich tells the intimate and powerful stories of five Great Plains women whose lives are connected through one man. Stranded in a North Dakota blizzard, Jack Mauser's former wives huddle for warmth and pass the endless night by remembering the stories of how each came to love, marry and ultimately move beyond Jack. At times painful, at times heartbreaking and often times comic, their tales become the adhesive that holds them together in their love for Jack and in their lives as women. - Goodreads
On March 25th, 1911, in the late afternoon, began a fire that would be one of the most remembered tragedies of New York City until the fall of the Twin Towers 90 years later. The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire took 146 lives of young immigrant women: some died in the fire, others fell down an elevator shaft, a few more on the fire escape that collapsed beneath them, and the rest fled to the windows and were forced