Posts tagged with ‘4 Star books’

  • 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
  • The Underground Railroad (Book Review)

    By on January 23, 2018

    This was a different and interesting take on the underground railroad as a literal physical thing. The concept was...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Accidental Empress (Book Review)

    By on January 3, 2018

    I enjoyed this book of historical fiction about the Empress SiSi (Elizabeth) married to the Austro-Hungarian Emperor Franz Joseph...

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    Polly Castor
  • Books of Poetry I’ve Been Enjoying

    By on December 13, 2017

    I've been enjoying these two books of poetry lately and have marked some to eventually share with you.

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    Polly Castor