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"Small Great Things"

my take: Whew. Almost quit on this one. Some of the content was so disturbing I wasn’t sure I wanted …

"August Snow"

my take: This was recommended by Nancy Pearl (Book Lust) recently. She mentioned that in these unsettling times in the …

"The Ramblers"

my take: As I was sorting through book piles, I came across this HARDCOVER book and asked hubby where & …

"Doc"

my take: This took a bit to get into and was well worth the wading at the outset. A combination …

"At The Water’s Edge"

my take: From the inexhuastible source of World War II comes a tale from the edge of Loch Ness. A …

"Night at the Fiestas"

my take: I don’t always love/like short stories. They’re so … brief? Just as I get emotionally attached to characters …

"Good on Paper"

my take: I picked this book based on a review that mentioned it was about language/translation which seemed like a …

"The Memory of Light"

my take: Thank you, Francisco X. Stork for writing this book. I cried when I read your author’s note at …

"How to Be Here"

my take: Part memoir, part pep talk, Rob Bell’s new book feels like he’s chatting with you giving you great …

"Rising Strong"

my take: Daring Greatly was about being in the arena – engaging in life, going for it, trying and possibly …

"The Cleaner of Chartres"

my take: This is a quiet novel that runs deep. Agnes, the cleaner, appears to be a blank slate upon …

"The Fishermen"

my take: The upbeat cover of this book is deceptive … it is a colorful but oh-so-woe-full tale behind this …

"White Teeth"

my take: Every so often while reading I had to look back to the publishing date to double check that …

"The Book of Jonah"

my take:  In this is a modern re-telling of the Biblical book, Tarshish and Ninevah are replaced with New York …