Book Review: The Shadows by Alex North

You knew a teenager like Charlie Crabtree. A dark imagination, a sinister smile--always on the outside of the group. Some part of you suspected he might be capable of doing something awful. Thank you to Macmillan for providing me with an Advanced Reader copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. The above… Continue reading Book Review: The Shadows by Alex North

Book Review: “Dear Child” by Romy Hausmann

Thank you to Macmillan Publishing who provided me with an Advanced Reader's copy of this book. Originally published in Germany last year, the American edition can be expected October 2020. Lena Beck goes missing fourteen years before the book starts. Her heartbroken parents still hope that she will be found and give them closure on… Continue reading Book Review: “Dear Child” by Romy Hausmann

Book Review: Still Alice by Lisa Genova

I want to open this review by saying that I read this for my book club because our March theme will be "Page to Screen."  My challenge to participants was to read a book that has been made into a movie, then watch the movie.  Compare, contrast, and just make general observations.  I wanted to… Continue reading Book Review: Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Tolkien Week: “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit”

It has been a while since my last blog post but let's face it, for Tolkien Week and Hobbit Day (arguably both today and tomorrow) one takes time out of their busy schedule to recognize the very thing that inspired the writing and reading in which I participate.  For those unfamiliar with Hobbit Day or… Continue reading Tolkien Week: “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit”