First heard, then seen, you'll know Bekah by her war-cry-like-laugh and unusually salutatory manner. Our code-switching, trilobite-sized Europhile can be found most often at registers, contemplating the daily lives and goings-on of snails and tea-cup pigs, wandering dreamily behind a cup of tea or quietly and capriciously eyeing the Stephen King shelf.
Some of her preferred words are: candour, brouhaha, plaisir, notionate, pericoloso, feckless, anything ending in "unctuous", and neologism. Not to mention her fondness for anything hyphenated.
Required reading for anyone who has ever been made to feel broken or unimportant due to a learning disability. Schultz will revive your belief in the beauty and extraordinary intelligence that come thanks to, rather than in spite of, learning disabilities. —Bekah
Constantly teetering between reality and dreamland, this book will shake how you see the world around you — even with the lights on. —Bekah
A consuming retelling of the brilliance and reprobate nature of pre-WWII Berlin. Equally as devastating as it is inspiring. (Lacey and Reva love this too! Lose yourself in the seedy, glimmering, dangerous Berlin that inspired the musical “Cabaret” alongside the incomparable Mr. Isherwood). —Bekah
An exceptionally funny and lighthearted story reminiscent of classics like Great Expectations and David Copperfield. If you love magic and fiercely British humor, you’ll love this book! —Bekah
An honest and palpable representation of familial relationships verging on the supernatural.—Bekah