Author Interview: Bianca Marais, author of Hum If You Don’t Know The Words

Hum If You Don't Know The Words published in early July and I had the honor of asking the author, Bianca Marais, some questions about the profound story she told through the experiences of two very different characters in South Africa in the 1970s. I hope you enjoy what she has to say about her … Continue reading Author Interview: Bianca Marais, author of Hum If You Don’t Know The Words

Ruth Gilligan, author of Nine Folds Make A Paper Swan, on what it means to write like a girl- via Read It Forward

Author Ruth Gilligan writes about her journey as an author and what it took to get where she is today. Read voraciously.

Explore the Setting of The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir- via Read It Forward

Author Jennifer Ryan takes readers on a behind-the-scenes tour of the setting for her novel The Chilbury Ladies' Choir. Check out my review which just published Monday 🙂 Read voraciously.  

Book Review: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

Turn the knob and push the door open, I told myself. You can do this. Crossing this threshold is nothing new. You have passed over the supposedly insurmountable divide between male and female in countless classrooms before. And always succeeded. The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict tells the story of Mileva Maric, an intelligent woman … Continue reading Book Review: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

Life Update: Random thoughts and uncoming things

I just had a small out of body experience when I realized just how many people care about my little blog. Current follower count  is 558 and I only  know one in real life!  Thank you all for your ongoing support and interest. I  hope I can continue to provide relevent and informative reviews and … Continue reading Life Update: Random thoughts and uncoming things

Book Review: Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra

My name is Rebecca Winter. Eleven years ago, I was abducted. Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra opens with a girl desperate to escape a challenging past and the prospect of a dismal future. When caught stealing she misappropriates the identity of an abduction victim- a risky move that saves her from present danger but sets her on … Continue reading Book Review: Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra

Book Review: The Ballroom by Anna Hope

They’ll send you to Sharston, and you’ll never come out. Was she mad, then, for breaking a window? Mad for kicking and biting those men? Was that all it took? Set in Yorkshire in 1911 The Ballroom by Anna Hope uses a forbidden romance to examine the controversial history of mental asylums, the ease with which … Continue reading Book Review: The Ballroom by Anna Hope