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
I was one of the lucky winners of a copy of local author, Jacci Turner’s latest book, Tree Singer. Entering … Continue reading Book Report: A heroine whose super-power is listening
“We expect our happiness to come with a sign and bells, but it doesn’t. I loved you and you didn’t know. I loved you and that was enough.” Continue reading What Queenie didn’t tell Harold
“Sometimes two strangers only need one thing in common to find each other sympathetic.” Continue reading Aren’t we all anxious people?