Louise Penny

A Fatal Grace got me thinking about life, death, and signs of life. If you read Still Life, then you know the delight of picking up a Louise Penny novel, and you’ll feel right at home going back to the quaint town of Three Pines. (Note: Though it’s not necessary to read all of …

Louise Penny

I have a friend who is an avid reader and I almost always love the poems and books he sends my way. So when he said to me that there is an author whose writing makes him want to write, I took notice.  The author that so inspires my reader friend is Louise Penny …

Life of Pi

This book review is part of my #LiveLikeJeff reading project.  I selected “Life of Pi” from Jeff’s shelves because it is billed as a book that will make you believe in God. When Jeff died, my agnostic tendencies swung sharply toward atheist as I lamented that there could be no God that would take …

This book review is part of my #LiveLikeJeff reading project.  It’s funny, though I selected the “Life of Pi” from Jeff’s shelves because it is billed as a story that will “make you believe in God,” it was the French Lieutenant’s Woman (the very next book that I read from his shelves) that had …

The Last Romantics

A fellow reader introduced this book to me. Someone who I respect very much and who has yet to let me down with a book recommendation. So, I didn’t hesitate and listened to “The Last Romantics” by Tara Conklin and narrated on Audible by Cassandra Campbell within a week of receiving the recommendation.  It …