Posts tagged with ‘Book Reviews’

  • Cloud Atlas (Book Review)

    By on April 28, 2017

    Wow. I give this stunning, thought provoking book, a rousing five stars. This is a most brilliant book, far...

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    Polly Castor
  • News of the World (Book Review)

    By on April 20, 2017

    This short, sweet book is full of gun-slinging action, overcoming, and warmth. It is perfect to read after a...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Robe (Book Review)

    By on April 17, 2017

    I can't say enough good things about this book, and I give it an enthusiastic five stars. I think...

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    Polly Castor
  • Simplicity by Richard Rohr (book review with quotes)

    By on April 2, 2017

    Both my husband and I enjoyed this book by Richard Rohr, who is a Franciscan Priest much appreciated by...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Invention of Nature (Book Review)

    By on March 27, 2017

    This biography of Alexander Von Humboldt is brilliantly researched, pragmatically told, and wildly relevant. I give it five stars.

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    Polly Castor
  • Vanessa and Her Sister (Book Review)

    By on March 18, 2017

    This book is about the "Bloomsbury Group," which I didn't know much about before, even though I had heard...

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    Polly Castor
  • Sunday Sketching (Book Review)

    By on March 5, 2017

    This is an absolutely wonderful book. It is part memoir, part a book about design and creativity, part humor...

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    Polly Castor
  • When the Emperor Was Divine (Book Review)

    By on March 1, 2017

    This books does not take long to read, but it is deeply affecting. I give it five stars.

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: My Grandmother Told Me To Tell You She’s Sorry

    By on January 19, 2017

    This book is as different and wonderful as the exceptional almost-eight-year-old-girl and her chaotic, cantankerous, superhero of a...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Interrupted

    By on January 11, 2017

    This fresh book is thankfully neither self-satisfied nor the last word, but the beginning of a discussion on what...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Jade Dragon Mountain

    By on January 5, 2017

    I really liked this mystery set in 18th century China. It was fresh and well written, and it tied...

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    Polly Castor
  • 2016 Reading Challenge Complete

    By on December 22, 2016

    It has been a bit of a scramble to complete my Reading Challenge for this year, but I'm going...

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    Polly Castor