Book Reviews For Autumn 2019

I would rather be launching into Christmassy posts, but first there’s a whole season’s worth of book reviews to dispatch. Yawn. Here are the best and worst (not to mention everything in between) of my reads from September through November. See You Again in Pyongyang: A Journey Into Kim Jong Un’s North Korea by TravisContinue reading “Book Reviews For Autumn 2019”

Book Reviews for March 2019

“March came in that winter like the meekest and mildest of lambs, bringing days that were crisp and golden and tingling, each followed by a frosty pink twilight which gradually lost itself in an elfland of moonshine.” -L.M. Montgomery There’s a quote for March, now here’s a joke: Q. Why is everyone so tired onContinue reading “Book Reviews for March 2019”

Book Reviews for February 2019

“Groundhog found fog. New snows and blue toes. Fine and dandy for Valentine candy. Snow spittin’; if you’re not mitten-smitten, you’ll be frostbitten! By jing-y feels spring-y.” The Old Farmer’s Almanac It isn’t quite feeling spring-y, yet. But February is mercifully behind us, so perhaps there is hope. Here are my book reviews for theContinue reading “Book Reviews for February 2019”

Book Reviews for October

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” -L.M. Montgomery (Anne of Green Gables) By the books, it’s been an eclectic month. I’ve been from North Korea, to fairy land, to ancient Egypt, to dystopia. There’s no frigate like a book, as Emily Dickinson reminded us. Meanwhile, it’s actually gotten aroundContinue reading “Book Reviews for October”

Book Reviews For September

“The goldenrod is yellow, The corn is turning brown, The trees in apple orchards With fruit are bending down.” -Helen Hunt Jackson Another month is almost in the books. That means another list of books to summarize the month. Here are the highs and lows of September— along with everything in between. Fawkes by NadineContinue reading “Book Reviews For September”

Book Reviews: The Best And Worst Of October

If the world knows one thing about me already, it is probably this. But on the chance that a stranger falls out of the blogosphere and somehow lands here, I will make it super-duper clear: I read. Lots. Every day. I. Love. Books. Reviewing books? Err… not so much. Nonetheless, I’ve buried myself in anContinue reading “Book Reviews: The Best And Worst Of October”