Book Brief and Giveaway! The Broken Girls

  I loved, loved, The Broken Girls by Simone St. James .  Like any good ghost story, the secrets are slowly revealed.  So, I wont say too much. Through the years, girls in an all-girl boarding school pass messages via the textbook margins about a ghost named Mary Hand. One example: Mary Hand, Mary Hand, dead… Continue reading Book Brief and Giveaway! The Broken Girls

Review: The Promise Between Us by Barbara Claypole White

Mental illness is a tough topic to discuss.  Barbra Claypole White, in  The Promise Between Us, does an excellent job giving us insight into OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) through an entertaining story about a mother (Katie) and daughter (Maisie) who both have OCD. Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: Lake Union Publishing (January 16, 2018) Forms of OCD are… Continue reading Review: The Promise Between Us by Barbara Claypole White

Review: Beartown by Fredrik Backman

I was glad to read my book club's selection, Beartown by Fredrik Backman, narrated by Marin Ireland. So many people, recently, have been talking about "A Man Called Ove" and "My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry: A Novel."  However, I have not, until now, had the chance to read/listen to one of… Continue reading Review: Beartown by Fredrik Backman