Too Blue to Fly by Judith Richards

“Set in the Florida swamps in 1947. A biracial family was living in a hostile area where it was illegal for blacks and whites to marry or to live together while raising their son. Then the man’s white son from … Continue reading

Tainted Rye Crisp by Susan Studier

In the 1930s, Albert and Frances Wetter lived with their four children in Lanesboro, Iowa. Albert worked for the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad. Frances was a gifted pianist of above-average intelligence. Albert thought all was well with his family until … Continue reading

Karen by Marie Killilea

Got stuck on a must-browse book titled “Karen” by Marie Killilea. It is a biography about a young girl with cerebral palsy and how the mother and father work to keep the girl from becoming spoiled and self-centered. They teach … Continue reading

Hung Up in Bemidji by Kathy Cohen

Kathy Cohen knows how to present realistic characters to the reader –most who are lovable in spite of their flaws. She knows a lot about the rodeo circuit, bull riding, and the clowns whose job it is to protect the … Continue reading

The Girls of Atomic City

Review by Linda H.: I’ve just finished reading an astonishing story. The book is “The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win WWll”, by Denise Kiernan. The author focuses on several women from all … Continue reading

Just Jake by Jake Marcionette

Just Jake by Jake Marcionette Carol B.: “Want to share a story about a 13 year old who wrote a NYTimes bestseller! And he happens to be a nephew….super job for this young man… and he has plans for more … Continue reading

Death by Prescription by Ray D. Strand M.D. 2003

Death by Prescription by Ray D. Strand, M.D. Copyright 2003. The use of prescription medication is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. Don’t automatically accept newly released drugs with could be life-threatening, discover the deadly partnership formed … Continue reading

The Bully Pulput by Doris Kearns Goodwin

From childhood, Theodore Roosevelt regarded books as “the greatest of companions.” Roosevelt found time to read. As president, he always carried a book with him to the Executive Office and made the most of his time in reading. Roosevelt’s ability … Continue reading