Happy Valentine’s Day, readers

For someone who doesn’t have a honey at the moment — this includes me — this holiday can be just a little demoralizing. But I do have some young folks doing a complicated dance of love in my work in progress, so it’s not as if I’m not immersed in romance in my own way. And that has its own pleasures.

Which brings me to this public service announcement. Hope you have a lovely day!

Reading a good book is like giving yourself flowers