282018Jan

The Mindful Way to a Good Night’s Sleep by Tzivia Gover

Most people are in frequent search for a good night’s sleep. Even though scientific studies have shown repeatedly how important sleep is for humans, it is often sacrificed in attempts to fit in everything that must be done in a day. Sometimes, even when an individual makes a sleep priority, it is still elusive. It feels… The Mindful Way to a Good Night’s Sleep by Tzivia Gover

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212018Jan

The Leavers by Lisa Ko

In writing her debut novel, The Leavers, Lisa Ko wanted to shed light on the plight of thousands of U.S.-born children separated from their families and placed in protective services because of immigration enforcement. With little or no attempt at reuniting them with their biological families, many are kept in foster homes or adopted out… The Leavers by Lisa Ko

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142018Jan

Heaven’s Crooked Finger by Hank Early

Earl Marcus is a 50-year-old private investigator when he returns to the North Georgia mountain community of his birth to confront demons from his Fundamentalist upbringing as a charismatic preacher’s wayward younger son.  He has been summoned to his backwoods birthplace by the elderly African-American granny Lacey who gave him refuge after he was shunned… Heaven’s Crooked Finger by Hank Early

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72018Jan

Reading Challenges Make New Year Resolutions Fun!

At the start of every new year, many people set new year resolutions. Resolutions related to reading are often popular, whether it is to read a certain number of books, or to expand one’s reading horizons. Reading challenges can be a fun and interesting way to complete these resolutions. Regardless of what an individual’s specific… Reading Challenges Make New Year Resolutions Fun!

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172017Dec

The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain

Award winning author Diane Chamberlain lives in NC now and has more than twenty five novels published in over twenty languages under her belt. Her novels revolve around family, secrets, love, forgiveness, mystery and realistic well-drawn characters. In this novel, set during and after World War II, we meet twenty-three year old Tess De Mello… The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain

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102017Dec

A Short Selection of Holiday Cookbooks

As the holiday season approaches and families make plans to be together, thoughts turn to food. Holiday cookbooks abound, and the below reviews barely scratch the surface of the selection available at your local library. “Nigella Christmas” by Nigella Lawson. New York: Hyperion. Copyright 2009. One of the reasons Nigella Lawson, famed British chef and… A Short Selection of Holiday Cookbooks

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