“I have found solace in living long enough to understand and forgive the person I once was.” Continue reading Book Report: An unexpected rainbow
Once you were in possession of an actual idea, you owed it a debt for having chosen you, and not some other writer, and you paid that debt by getting down to work… Continue reading The Plot. Twisted.
“Along the borders of this world lie others. There are places you can cross. This is one such place.” So … Continue reading Spellbinding tale winds its way into your imagination
The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World Patrik Svensson Taking the … Continue reading Book Report: A very slippery tale
Unlike the actual Lincoln Highway, which travels a somewhat straight line across the country, this story takes quite a few side roads and rabbit trails. Continue reading Book Report: Not exactly the road trip I expected
The Struggle for Love: The Story of Leah by Marilyn T. Parker Most of us who attended Sunday School—even if … Continue reading Book Report: An old story, vividly retold
Firefly Lane is one of Kristin Hannah’s earlier works (2008) and I must tell you this: She gets better. The … Continue reading Book Report: A long friendship filled with drama
“I cannot throw a decent punch or carry a grown man across a battlefield, but I can wear red lipstick as though my life depended on it. And the truth is, these days, it often does.” Continue reading Book Report: Vive la France!
Miracle Country: A Memoir of a Family and a Landscape Many of us who live in the West, especially California … Continue reading Book Report: A story of person and place
Wow. Just wow. One of the most powerful books I’ve read. Maybe ever. The women who populate The Four Winds … Continue reading Book Report: Fierce winds, fiercer women