Quickie Review: You.

I wanted to love this book. From the very beginning, I was intrigued by You. Mr. Nicholas’ language is somewhat stylized, and I was fine with that. It worked. The story moved well, kept my interest, and I cared about the characters. Those are the three biggies for me. I suspect, as he intimates, theContinue reading “Quickie Review: You.”

Quickie Review: Hidden Heroes

Pamela Braun Cohen decided to change the world. And she did. In her book, HIDDEN HEROES: : One Woman’s Story of Resistance and Rescue in The Soviet Union she provides a play by play history of the Save Soviet Jewry movement. This is not an easy book. Retelling the story of Soviet Jewry is notContinue reading “Quickie Review: Hidden Heroes”

Quickie Review: Jodi Picoult’s Wish You Were Here

I’d requested a hold for WISH YOU WERE HERE about a week ago, and was prepared for the long wait. However, when I spotted it on the library’s “You R Lucky” shelf, I happily grabbed it for my New Year’s Weekend read. (Hey, when you’re a widow, you don’t go out dancing on NYE, okay?)Continue reading “Quickie Review: Jodi Picoult’s Wish You Were Here”

The Pomegranate: H. Slowinski’s Top Ten of 2021

THE POMEGRANATE made Heidi Slowinski’s Top Ten Reads of 2021. I am thrilled beyond words. Truly. Heidi has a significant following and she loved the book. Her wonderful review, titled  Historical fiction at its best appears on both Amazon and Goodreads. “Schwaidelson is a captivating storyteller, with a wonderfully careful attention to historical detail. ThisContinue reading “The Pomegranate: H. Slowinski’s Top Ten of 2021”

Book review: Penis Politics

I now know more about Karen Hinton than I ever expected to know. However, the trajectory of her life is a textbook study of everything that is wrong about how We, the People once inculcate girls in these here United States. Notice the present tense. It has not stopped. Yes, the book is filled withContinue reading “Book review: Penis Politics”