Monday Book Review: The Stones of Summer


The Stones of Summer was in the dollar bin at a local Borders (now closed, of course), the catchy title, the wide expanse of sky and plain caught my eye. I thumbed a few pages and those caught my attention, thinking it was a fast paced, moving coming-of-age story.  The over-eager blurb on the back … Continue reading Monday Book Review: The Stones of Summer

Monday Book Review: The Delicate Storm


  The Delicate Storm by Giles Blunt   From the Amazon Description: Algonquin Bay is wrapped in a thick blanket of fog; an eerie prophecy of weather on its way, or perhaps something more ominous. When a local man discovers a dismembered arm in his front yard, it seems that the long fingers of fog that … Continue reading Monday Book Review: The Delicate Storm

Monday Book Review: The Love Letters


Image courtesy of http://www.paperbackswap.com, book description courtesy of http://www.Amazon.com: Charlotte Napier has much to learn about herself, her faith, and her marriage. She flees to Portugal, desperately looking for comfort after the death of her son and, she thinks, her marriage. There she finds solace in the letters of a 17th century nun who struggled … Continue reading Monday Book Review: The Love Letters

Monday Book Review: Enchantment by Orson Scott Card


  Enchantment by Orson Scott Card From the description: The moment young Ivan stumbled upon a clearing in the dense Carpathian forest, his life was forever changed. Atop a pedestal encircled by fallen leaves, the beautiful princess Katerina lay as still as death--while a malevolent presence stirred in the hidden depths below. Now, years later, … Continue reading Monday Book Review: Enchantment by Orson Scott Card

Monday Book Review: Marks of Cain by Tom Knox


The Marks of Cain by Tom Knox Book Description Release date: July 26, 2011 An audacious and terrifying new thriller from the author of the international bestseller The Genesis Secret.  When David Martinez receives an ancient map from his dying grandfather, he is led into the heart of the Basque mountains, where a genetic curse lies buried- … Continue reading Monday Book Review: Marks of Cain by Tom Knox

Monday Book Review: The Last Testament by Sam Bourne


The Last Testament by Sam Bourne on Amazon.com   Book Description from Amazon.com: Release date: April 28, 2009 April 2003: an Iraqi boy loots an ancient clay tablet from a long-forgotten vault in the Baghdad Museum of Antiquities. Years later, at a rally for the signing of a historic deal between Israel and the Palestinians, a suspected … Continue reading Monday Book Review: The Last Testament by Sam Bourne

Monday Book Review: The Art of Sign Language


The Art of Sign Language by Christopher Brown   After I lost over 50% of my hearing in 2002 due to a genetic disease, Alports Syndrome, I found Christopher Brown's "The Art of Sign Language" so my then husband and I could understand each other a bit better.  This is based on the concept of … Continue reading Monday Book Review: The Art of Sign Language