Posts tagged with ‘Fiction’

  • Book Review: Water from My Heart

    By on January 3, 2016

    I really enjoyed this heartfelt story of redemption and give it five stars.

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    Polly Castor
  • Books We Got for Christmas

    By on December 27, 2015

    Here are the books we got for Christmas. I received two art books and two cookbooks, all of which...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Venetia

    By on November 11, 2015

    I have to agree with Publisher's Weekly when they say that Heyer is the next best thing to Jane...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Thirteenth Tale

    By on October 19, 2015

    I really enjoyed this book and give it a provisional five stars. It is well written and engaging, about...

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    Polly Castor
  • 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