Posts tagged with ‘Fiction’

  • The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Book Review)

    The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Book Review)

    By on August 11, 2017

    I thoroughly enjoyed this 2017 Newberry Award winner that many said was the best book of 2016.

  • The Winthrop Woman (Book Review)

    The Winthrop Woman (Book Review)

    By on July 18, 2017

    I recommend this book highly to any one interested in the 1600's in New England (particularly Connecticut), for you...

  • Summer Before the War (book review)

    The Summer Before the War (book review)

    By on May 3, 2017

    It is a bittersweet–but more sweet than bitter– tale about (mostly) likable characters and the difficult times they find...

  • Cloud Atlas (Book Review)

    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...

  • The Robe (Book Review)

    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...

  • Vanessa and Her Sister (Book Review)

    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...

  • When the Emperor Was Divine (Book Review)

    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.

  • Murder at the Brightwell book review

    Murder at the Brightwell (Book Review)

    By on February 3, 2017

    This languidly paced novel was both undemanding and enjoyable. If you too are in need of an entertaining distraction,...

  • 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...

  • book review Jade Dragon mountain

    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...

  • Books We Got for Christmas

    By on December 27, 2016

    Here are the books that were under our family's tree this Christmas. What books did you receive that you...

  • Now and Again Book review

    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...