“When I Arrived at the Castle is the perfect horror story for a rainy day or some night shrouded in fog.”
“The Oracle is good entertainment, and the attention it pays to the need for proper schools for girls in Nigeria is important.”
“a sweet, inspiring, and easy read . . .”
It is mid-August and tropical storm Noelle is forecast to make landfall on the east coast of the U.S. with a dire prediction of turning into a massive and destructive hurricane.
“Democracy in the United States as well as many other countries is also threatened by the corruption fostered by kleptocracy.
“Mason introduces myriad characters, almost too many to follow, but with a careful reading the story unfolds the underpinnings of a good plot.”
It would be a lie to say that neither the brand name Carnet nor its designer Michelle Ong were familiar to this reviewer, but the name and brand that is familiar is Joel Rosenthal of JAR in Paris,
“Maden has definitely made this character and his supporting cast his own in this excellent third trip through the Tom Clancy universe.”
Lean Out: The Truth About Women, Power and the Workplace though purporting initially not to be about Sheryl Sandberg and her well-known treatise Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to
“funny, touching, and thought-provoking. Izzy is likeable and real, while the story studies both her good characteristics and her flaws.
“the language of Paris, 7 A.M. is better than the narrative. It is sharp, evocative, and true to Bishop’s style of picking out details of the physical world.”
Little Puffin’s patience is again being tested in this rambunctious follow-up picture book to The Angry Little Puffin by Timothy Young.