The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend: a Review

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katerina Bivald 400 pages   Sara journeys from Sweden to Iowa to meet long time bookish pen pal Amy.  Amy is to meet her in Hope, Iowa but never shows.  After getting a ride to Amy’s house in Broken Wheel, Iowa, Sara learns of Amy’s passing.  Convinced by…

The Guest Room:a Review

The Guest Room by Chris Bohjalian 336 pages The Guest Room is about a bachelor party gone completely wrong.  Richard hosts his brother’s party at his house.  One of his brother’s friends is responsible for booking the “entertainment”.  Unbeknownst to everyone, the entertainment was not just strippers, but Russian sex slaves.  Well on the night…

Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend: a Giveaway

Sourcebooks just released a gem of a book.  Well, so far I can say it’s been a gem.  I got my copy this week, promptly sat down and started to read.  An hour later I realized I need to join the real world again and get dinner going.  So being 1/4 way through the book,…

Win Your Favorite Bookstore Money

Bookstores are are an important thing, as we all know.  Sadly, indie bookstores are becoming more rare.  I know by me, my choices are Books A Million, Barnes and Noble and the Target book aisle.  There used to a a fabulous used book store, but it closed over the summer.  Of course, places like Amazon…

A Girl’s Guide to Moving On: a Review

A Girl’s Gude to Moving On By Debbie Macomber 352 pages The book opens with a quick backstory about a mother in law and her daughter in law going through divorces at the same time.  The two women create a list to help them through the rough transition to single life.  The rest of the…

Everybody Rise: a review

Everybody Rise by Stephanie Clifford 371 pages Evelyn’s mother had raised her with the proper skills to rise up the social ladder and become the elite.  After graduating, Evelyn made a life for herself in NYC.  Accepting a job in membership for the People Like Us website, Evelyn is forced to reconnect with classmates from…

11/22/63: a Review

11/22/63 by Stephen King.  349pages When Jake Epping stumbles upon a rabbit hole in the back of the diner his friend Al opperates, he discovers he can travel back to 1958.  Al has spent many years down the rabbit hole studying everything he can about Lee Harvey Oswald and the upcoming Kennedy assassination. Learning that…