Posts tagged with ‘Fiction’

  • 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...

  • Book Review the Last Runaway

    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...

  • Book Review House of Thieves

    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...

  • Book Review: The Art Forger

    By on August 2, 2016

    It was a pleasure to zip through this page turner; I loved it and give it five stars!

  • Gilead Book Review

    Book Review: Gilead (& Quote About the Fifth Commandment)

    By on June 27, 2016

    This work of fiction requires some quiet, as well a slow pace, to take it in.

  • Book Review Circling the Sun

    Book Review: Circling the Sun

    By on June 1, 2016

    This book is written about the real and indomitable Beryl Markham, the first woman who flew across the...

  • Book Review: Euphoria

    By on May 17, 2016

    If you love anthropology, you might find this book worth your time. For me, I give it only three...

  • Book Review: The Forest Lover

    By on May 6, 2016

    This book is historical fiction of Emily Carr, a remarkable woman painter, who despite her confining Victorian upbringing traveled...