Book Reviews

The Poison Garden by A. J. Banner

The Poison Garden by A J Banner

July 22, 2019 12:56 pm By 1 Comment

The Poison Garden, A J Banner, Lake Union - Elise Watters returns home to idyllic Chinook Island off the Washington coast expecting a joyful reunion with her husband, Dr. Keiran Lund, in time for their first anniversary.

Ghost Stories, edited by Lisa Morton and Leslie S. Klinger

Ghost Stories Edited by Morton & Klinger

July 2, 2019 9:01 am By Leave your thoughts

Ghost Stories, Edited by Morton & Klinger, Pegasus Books - It was in the 18th century, after the Civll War and World War I, when a growing interest in communicating with the war dead spawned a new religion: “Spiritualism.” That in turn prompted emergence of ghost stories.

From Scratch by Tembi Locke

From Scratch by Tembi Locke

June 26, 2019 9:53 am By Leave your thoughts

From Scratch, Tembi Locke, Simon & Schuster - Actor and TEDx speaker Tembi Locke’s memoir, “From Scratch,” is a documentation of a complicated journey of a Black American whose Sicilian husband is disowned by his family who objected to their biracial marriage.

The Bone Fire by S. D. Sykes

The Bone Fire by S. D. Sykes

June 4, 2019 11:27 am By Leave your thoughts

The Bone Fire, S. D. Sykes, Pegasus Crime - Oswald de Lacy, Lord Somershill, remembers the Black Death all too well. When the deadly plague returns to England in the year 1361, Oswald takes no chances, conveying his family to the refuge offered by his friend Godfrey, Lord Eden.

Walt Whitman Speaks

Walt Whitman Speaks edited by Brenda Wineapple

June 4, 2019 11:01 am By Leave your thoughts

Walt Whitman Speaks, Brenda Wineapple Editor, Library of America, - The Library of America marked Walt Whitman’s bicentennial by releasing a condensed version of his final thoughts on “life, writing, spirituality and the promise of America” in a pocketbook entitled, “Walt Whitman Speaks.”