Lorayne Radtke Burns is a retired librarian who over the years was solicited by publishers large and small for comments on book galleys.
“The writing throughout never waivers from the rich prose readers have come to expect from this talented writer.
Ann Patchett’s newest novel, State of Wonder, begins when a Minnesota pharmaceutical company receives word that one of its researchers has perished “from fever” deep in the Amazon jungle,
Alienation, teen angst, and loneliness are the themes of this debut novel by the youngest winner of Italy’s prestigious literary award, “The Prima Strega.”
One could scarcely choose a better book to ward off a dreary winter's day than this latest installment to the 44 Scotland Street series.
In the wee hours of a London morning, a wealthy, elderly man, Frank Schoeller, is brutally attacked in his home.
“Occasionally the literary world is treated to a book that seems to have been written with divine inspiration.