Monthly Archives: June 2014

“Down by the river” by Lin Stepp

I chose this novel from the offerings of NetGalley because of it’s setting. A few years ago I met a wonderful family through my daughter.  They live in a rural area near Townsend, Tennessee where this novel is set.  Tennessee, … Continue reading

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“The storied life of A.J. Fikry” by Gabrielle Zevin

What a gem!  A little book with a big heart.  It grabbed me right away.  I didn’t want to put it down because that would mean it was over…. I even read the acknowledgments to prolong the inevitable when I … Continue reading

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“Lonely graves” by Britta Bolt – Book Review

To die alone.  No one to care if you’re gone – or not – is a dismal prospect.  Sadly though, many do pass away unnoticed.  This is what Pieter Posthumus (of Amsterdam’s Department of Emergencies and Internment) job description is … Continue reading

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