Category Archives: Book Reviews

Under the Persimmon Tree by Suzanne Fisher Staples: a Book Review

Under the Persimmon Tree by Suzanne Fisher Staples My rating: 5 of 5 stars Afghanistan is a land of war and poverty in which there are rarely any happy endings. How can you tell its story with honesty, sensitivity and … Continue reading

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Friendships in the Dark by Phyllis Campbell – a Book Review

Friendships in the Dark, Vol. 1 by Phyllis Campbell My rating: 5 of 5 stars When you read the subtitle of Friendships in the Dark, what do you think you’ll be getting? Stories about great people? Great animals? If so, … Continue reading

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Book Review – Being Legally Blind by Justin Oldham

Being Legally Blind: Observations for Parents of Visually Impaired Children by Justin Oldham My rating: 5 of 5 stars Sooner or later, all parents, despite the joys of bringing a new life into being and the hopes for a wonderful … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sizzling Sixteen by Janet Evanovich

Sizzling Sixteen by Janet Evanovich My rating: 5 of 5 stars I had no intention of reviewing all of the Stephanie Plum books. I don’t have time to review most of the non-Plum books I read or read all of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs

The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs by The New Yorker My rating: 5 of 5 stars Ever since humans started throwing scraps to the adventurous wolves beyond the firelight, dogs have been inspiring us and drawing forth from us … Continue reading

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Book Review One for the Money by Janet Evanovich

One for the Money by Janet Evanovich My rating: 5 of 5 stars OK, once again I am woefully late to the party. Scribner published this first novel in Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum series in June 1994. To date, there … Continue reading

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