222018Apr

Strange Weather: Four Short Novels by Joe Hill

Strange Weather: Four Short Novels by Joe Hill, New York, NY: William Morrow, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers, 2017. In Joe Hill’s first short novel, “Snapshot”, we meet ordinary teenager Michael Figlione. What starts out as a normal day changes when Mike sees his elderly neighbor, Mrs. Beukes, out on a walk. It’s obvious… Strange Weather: Four Short Novels by Joe Hill

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152018Apr

Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks by Annie Spence

Dear “Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks,” This book is 244 pages of spunk. The subtitle, A Librarian’s Love Letters and Breakup Notes to the Books in Her Life, explains it perfectly. Most of the pages are letters to the books she has met throughout life, from hand-me-downs, to library selections, or… Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks by Annie Spence

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252018Feb

An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice by Khizr Khan

This well-written and powerful memoir is an immigrant success story, a family tragedy, a road map of the life of every immigrant who arrives in America with the hope of a better future. The message is that our diversity makes us stronger. Like Khan, immigrants are attracted by the freedoms and values and want to… An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice by Khizr Khan

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