Book Reviews

The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia

The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia

May 22, 2019 9:15 am By Leave your thoughts

The Murmur of Bees, Sofia Segovia, Amazon Crossing - Sofìa Segovia's magical realism novel, “The Murmur of Bees,” is masterfully absorbing, and laced with delicious prose. Her characters are likewise captivating, so their journey becomes very personal.

The End of Loneliness by Benedict Wells

The End of Loneliness by Benedict Wells

April 27, 2019 11:22 am By Leave your thoughts

The End of Loneliness, Benedict Wells, Penguin Books - A mournful, tragic family saga written by German novelist Benedict Wells and translated by Charlotte Collins, “The End of Loneliness” follows lives of three children during a 30-year period beginning in 1980 after their parents die in an automobile accident.

Chelsea Girls by Fiona Davis

Chelsea Girls by Fiona Davis

April 17, 2019 7:47 am By Leave your thoughts

Chelsea Girls, Fiona Davis, Random House - The historical novel, “Chelsea Girls,” verifies the old adage that history repeats itself. Fiona Davis’ drama unfolds during McCarthyism when entertainers living in the New York Chelsea Hotel were without evidence targeted for subversive practice and blacklisted as “communists” and “socialists.”