Tag: Book Review

Book Review: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

Title: An Absolutely Remarkable ThingAuthor: Hank GreenPublication Date: 2018Publishing House: Dutton This book did not make me cry, so go Hank Green. If you read about my fall book haul you may remember that John Green books tend to make me cry, so I don’t read them often. Thanks again to my wonderful husband for adding

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Book Review: Firekeeper’s Daughter

Title: Firekeeper’s DaughterAuthor: Angeline BoulleyPublication Date: 2021Publishing House: Henry, Holt and Co. Firekeeper’s Daughter is another book in my journey of doing my best to learn about other cultures by diving into texts written by people that are part of those cultures. I found this book through Book of the Month. This book is actually a

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Book Review: Battle Ground

Title: Battle GroundAuthor: Jim ButcherPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: Ace Books This is the latest book in the Dresden Files series. If you haven’t read and of the Dresden Files books, don’t start with this one. Start with Storm Front. Goodreads Synopsis: THINGS ARE ABOUT TO GET SERIOUS FOR HARRY DRESDEN, CHICAGO’S ONLY PROFESSIONAL WIZARD, in the

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Book Review: Arsenic and Adobo

Title: Arsenic and AdoboAuthor: Mia P. ManansalaPublication Date: 2021Publishing House: Berkley This is a book that I got from Book of the Month this spring. With the move and traveling I hadn’t had time to read it until recently. I have used this book club to help me find books to explore different cultures and

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Book Review: To Sleep in a Sea of Stars

Title: To Sleep in a Sea of StarsAuthor: Christopher PaoliniPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: Tor Books Eragon was published when I was in middle school and that book along with Inkheart and a few Tamora Pierce books really got me into reading as a kid. As a adult when I found out that Paolini had an

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Book Review: Legends of the North Cascades

Title: Legends of the North CascadesAuthor: Jonathan EvisonPublication Date: 2021Publishing House: Algonquin Books I’m always looking for my next book and I’ve been trying to expand what I read over the last coupe of years. One way that I do that is to find regional literature. While visiting Olympic National Park I found a book

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Book Review: The Lost Apothecary

Funny thing, I don’t know where my copy of The Lost Apothecary is at the moment. I’ve misplaced this book more times than I want to admit. I got this book from Book of the Month, which is a great way to find new books. Synopsis from Goodreads: A female apothecary secretly dispenses poisons to

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Book Review: I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons

Title: I Can’t Make This Up: Life LessonsAuthor: Kevin Hart, Neil StraussPublication Date: 2017Publishing House: 37 Ink I actually finished this book a couple of weeks ago and have been swamped but it was a fantastic book that I read on the recommendation of a family member. Seriously there was one time I almost spit

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Book Review: The Night Circus

Title: The Night CircusAuthor: Erin MorgensternPublication Date: 2011Publishing House: Doubleday After having stumbled upon and loving Morgenstern’s The Starless Sea I had to read her first book. I listened to this book as an audiobook from the local library. The version they have is narrated by Jim Dale, the same narrator for the Harry Potter

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