Posts tagged with ‘Book Reviews’

  • 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
  • Book Review: Now and Again

    By on December 7, 2016

    How do we get past waste and pointlessness, to sow true bonds of health, freedom, and virtue in the...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Dinner with Edward

    By on December 2, 2016

    This sweet, yummy book is a great way to spent an evening. It is a short, loving memoir of...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Soul of an Octopus

    By on November 28, 2016

    This book challenges our material assumptions about consciousness and the sources of intelligence in an effective and captivating way.

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: One Thousand Gifts

    By on November 20, 2016

    ...her life was turned upside down and burst open by finding gratitude to God for the slightest little gifts...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Last Runaway

    By on November 12, 2016

    This historical novel is set in Ohio and is about a Quaker girl from England who who becomes involved...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Nightingale

    By on October 26, 2016

    This moving story will hold you until the last word and beyond. Read it if you need to remember...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Pollan Family Table Cookbook

    By on October 18, 2016

    I spent some time over the weekend reading this cookbook, and trying the recipes, and got some great ideas...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: House of Thieves

    By on September 28, 2016

    Full of high society on the one hand, and squalor, poverty, and depravity on the other, it is this...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

    By on August 8, 2016

    This slim volume is wonderful. I give it five stars. It is concise and understandable, relevant and expansive.

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think

    By on July 15, 2016

    Here is a vision of the future where everyone can win. You might be as glad as I was...

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    Polly Castor