Posts tagged with ‘Fiction’

  • Book Review: Dahveed (Series)

    By on October 13, 2015

    If you are interested in detailed, fictional accounts of old testament characters, this author is one you should not...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Julie

    By on September 11, 2015

    This work of historical fiction is based on the author's own life, and is set in the depression, featuring...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: All the Light We Cannot See

    By on June 15, 2015

    Finally a Pulitzer winner worthy of the prize. This is a masterful, exquisitely written novel, filled with imagery and...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Portrait of a Lady

    By on May 12, 2015

    Supposedly Henry James’ best novel, Portrait of a Lady is a project to read in its detailed 623 pages....

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Secret Wisdom of the Earth

    By on May 4, 2015

    Read this book if you are up for a story both worthwhile and different.

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Remains of the Day

    By on March 23, 2015

    I did not like the movie based on this book when I saw it; I remember it as unsatisfying...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Painted Horses

    By on March 4, 2015

    This novel was a refreshing change of time and place for me. It was set mostly in the mid...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Paris Architect

    By on February 19, 2015

    Books about war are not my favorite genre, so it took a book club to get me to read...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Delicious!

    By on February 12, 2015

    I really enjoyed this light book about a young woman with an amazingly discerning palate. She can taste anything...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: And The Dark and Sacred Night

    By on January 25, 2015

    Well, unless you were a reader of Three Junes, and you want closure on that story, I don’t recommend...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

    By on January 16, 2015

    I really liked this light book about a bookstore owner who is brought back to life after mourning the...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Three Junes

    By on December 15, 2014

    There are three stories in this book (hence the title) with overlapping characters revolving around a Scottish family of...

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    Polly Castor