Posts tagged with ‘4 Star books’

  • Beka Copper and Alanna Series By Tamora Pierce (Review)

    By on August 14, 2019

    These engaging books are great for their invincibly strong female characters, and the fascinatingly thorough world building the author...

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    Polly Castor
  • Save Me the Plums (Book Review with Recipes)

    By on August 9, 2019

    If you are interested in the food industry, or in publishing, or in memoirs about working lives rather then...

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    Polly Castor
  • Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance (Book Review)

    By on June 26, 2019

    Want an escape read for this summer that is neither banal, predictable, or mindless? This one could do quite...

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    Polly Castor
  • Paint the Bird (Book Review)

    By on May 17, 2019

    It is not a fun read, and is R-rated in places, but the metaphors ring poetic on the rebound....

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    Polly Castor
  • The Stowaway (Book Review)

    By on May 10, 2019

    I enjoyed this true story that reads more like fiction. It is about Byrd’s expedition to Antarctica in the...

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    Polly Castor
  • Ramses Series (Book Review)

    By on April 22, 2019

    This sweeping saga about Ramses the Great is wonderful. A series of five books, is written by an Egyptology...

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    Polly Castor
  • Of Mess and Moxie (Book Review)

    By on March 24, 2019

    This book is by turns hilarious and heartwarming. I both laughed out loud and teared up. It is all...

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    Polly Castor
  • Magpie Murders (Book Review)

    By on January 20, 2019

    This is a clever mystery novel with unexpectedly two stories within one, which was a twist I've never run...

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    Polly Castor
  • Lab Girl (Book Review)

    By on September 6, 2018

    If you are interested in science, you will be glad to have read this book. In general, Lab Girl...

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    Polly Castor
  • Feel Free (Book Review)

    By on August 21, 2018

    She talks about the dialectic between form and content, concluding that form is the more crucial of the two,...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley (Book Review)

    By on July 2, 2018

    I warn you, there are a lot of guns in this book, and because of that,  I debated even...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Gold Coast (Book Review)

    By on January 27, 2018

    This is a story of two neighbors–one patrician blue-bloods of high society, and the other a Mafia Don and...

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    Polly Castor