Category Archives: Talking Books

Reading lists and reviews.

Marabel and the Book of Fate by Tracy Barrett

Dear Fellow Reader, ALERT – this book is not an adult book.  This book is for Grades 3-7.(ages 8-12) Why? Why did I read this book?  It caught my attention and perhaps I was trying to avoid reading a book … Continue reading

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By the Book by Julia Sonneborn

Dear Fellow Reader, Anne Corey is an English professor at Fairfax College.  She needs to have her book (a scholarly work on several 19th-century woman novelists) published so that she can keep her job.  She wants to keep her job … Continue reading

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The Financial Diet by Chelsea Fagan

Dear Fellow Reader, Today’s book is a departure from my usual type of book.  The Financial Diet is subtitled A Total Beginner’s Guide to Getting Good with Money. This book was made available to me by the publisher, Henry Holt and … Continue reading

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Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

  Dear Fellow Reader, I know this is a bit off topic but I have to say that I don’t like it when I don’t understand the title of a book.  I find it irritating when the title is so … Continue reading

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The Dry by Jane Harper

Dear Fellow Reader, Somehow, I had missed seeing The Dry on the bestseller lists during 2017.  When it was picked by my book club, I had never heard of it.  With all the books that I am dying to read, … Continue reading

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