Posts tagged with ‘4 Star books’

  • Prisoners of the Sea

    Book Review: Prisoners of the Sea

    By on December 21, 2013

    One of the advantages of our approach toward homeschooling is that we created a culture of reading aloud as...

  • Book Review: A Small Farm in Maine

    By on November 10, 2013

    I really enjoyed this small volume and give it four stars. I chose to read it for my memoir...

  • Book Review: Robert McCloskey

    By on August 22, 2013

    While I was in Maine and in his stomping grounds, I read this biography of one of my favorite...

  • The Power of Habit book

    Book Review: The Power of Habit

    By on March 26, 2013

    I have thought a lot about the power of habits over the years. This book is good and well...

  • The Flight of Gemma Hardy

    Book Review: The Flight of Gemma Hardy

    By on March 8, 2013

    Not particularly a Jane Eyre fan, I was reluctant to read this book fashioned closely after that story. ...

  • the reluctant widow

    Book Review: The Reluctant Widow

    By on February 25, 2013

    I have long been recommended by many to read Georgette Heyer – people commonly say that anyone who likes...

  • abstract city, abstract city book

    Book Review: Abstract City

    By on February 18, 2013

    I liked this book more than I thought I would, and I give it four stars. It is both...

  • Miss Buncle, Miss Buncle books

    Book Review: Miss Buncle

    By on February 11, 2013

    When I read strongly positive reviews of the two books shown below, I decided to get them from inter-library...

  • shoemaker's wife book, the shoemaker's wife book, shoemaker's wife book review, the shoemaker's wife book review

    Book Review: The Shoemaker’s Wife

    By on February 1, 2013

    This is a clean, sweeping saga of marriage, hard work, family, Italian Opera, friendship and love. The story begins...

  • Joy for Beginners, Joy for Beginners book

    Book Review: Joy for Beginners

    By on December 7, 2012

    A few years ago I reviewed this author’s "School of Essential Ingredients." When I saw she had a new...

  • Unpacking My Library, Unpacking My Library Writers and Their Books, Writers and Their Books,

    Book Review: Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books

    By on November 15, 2012

    I had seen this book in my book catalogs so when it showed up on a library’s new book...

  • Arcadia book, Arcadia Lauren Groff

    Book Review: Arcadia

    By on November 9, 2012

    I read this new fictional account of a hippie commune because there was a time when I read a...