ou may think of these books as the throwback readings you were assigned in English class. (Looking at you, Charles Dickens.) The classics have been around for decades, and were often groundbreaking stories at their publish time, but have continued to be impactful for generations, serving as the foundation for many popular works we read today.
Book Review: The Secret of the Old Clock
When I was eight, I discovered a secret at my Gramma's house. Behind her huge console television, there was a bookcase built into the living room wall. I had to squeeze my way…
Book Review: The Lathe of Heaven
My introduction to The Lathe of Heaven was through the 1980 WNET (public television) film starring Bruce Davison, Kevin Conway, and Margaret Avery. I was blown away by the concepts presented and immediately…
Book Review: Callahan and Company: The Compleat Chronicles of the Crosstime Saloon
Many years ago I read all of the Callahan's stories, and enjoyed the witty wordplay and deadly puns. Recently I purchased this collection, thinking a re-read might be fun. And it was.
Book Review: Hard Times
Finishing this book is a great example of "Hard Times". I started it just before Halloween, 2021, and just finished it last night.
Book Review: The Complete Works of Beatrix Potter
After watching Miss Potter recently on Amazon Prime, I found my interest in Beatrix Potter's artwork rekindled. And now my Kindle is rekindled, too
Book Review: Jitterbug Perfume
Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ll admit right now that Jitterbug Perfume has been one of my favorite books for many decades. This was about my 5th…