Posts tagged with ‘4 Star books’

  • 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...

  • I've got your number book, ive got your number book

    Book Review: I’ve Got Your Number

    By on October 13, 2012

    This somewhat trite romantic comedy was the perfect antidote to the other book I was reading simultaneously... the one...

  • Strength in What Remains book, the strength in what remains

    Book Review: Strength in What Remains

    By on October 12, 2012

    I knew precious little about the genocide in Burundi, so when I saw this true story written by an...

  • The Red Book book

    Book Review: The Red Book

    By on September 9, 2012

    This novel utilizes hypothetical "red book" entries to introduce characters returning to Harvard for their 20th reunion. The whole...

  • state of Wonder book

    Book Review: State of Wonder

    By on August 19, 2012

    I liked this book, regardless of the fact that it takes place in the pharmaceutical industry and has some...

  • Age of Miracles Book

    Book Review: Age of Miracles

    By on August 13, 2012

    This novel had a very unique premise: the earth’s rotation begins gradually to slow down. Each day is longer...

  • Sketchbook Confidential

    Book Review: Sketchbook Confidential

    By on June 12, 2012

    I’ve read through this book slowly, a couple of page spreads at a time: each artist featured here had...

  • The White Tiger book

    Book Review: The White Tiger

    By on June 8, 2012

    This is an eye opening novel of corruption and oppression in modern day India. The protagonist cannot free...