2016 Books, Book Lists, Book Reviews

The Fiddler’s Gun

It's been a long time since I've read one of those fiction books that makes you stay up past your bedtime reading. The Fiddler's Gun is one of those books. The novel is set during the American Revolution, and it involves, among many other things, orphans, pirates, Redcoats, fiddles, and buried treasure. Sounds like a good story right out of the gate, if you ask me!

2015 Books, Book Lists, Book Reviews

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Whenever anyone asks me for a fiction recommendation, this is one of the first titles that pops into my head. A friend of mine recommended this book to me a few years ago, and I re-read it this weekend. Good news: It's just as delightful the second time around. Oscar Wilde said, "If one cannot… Continue reading The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

2014 Books, Book Lists

A Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L’Engle

Author's Note: This is an old review I wrote about A Circle of Quiet. I read it last November, and I thought it was appropriate to post here since I will be posting a review of another L'Engle book tomorrow.  November 7, 2014: Every now and then I will read a book that marks an epoch… Continue reading A Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L’Engle