Archive | June, 2010

BOBBY'S TRACE by EDWARD C. PATTERSON

6 Jun

A finely written exploration of grief  – FIVE STARS A beautifully drawn exploration of a young man’s grief at the loss of his partner and his eventual resumption of life. Quite a few unexpected thrills and chills, which I will not reveal and spoil. As usual, author Edward C. Patterson captures the heart of the […]

THE INVISIBLE MOUNTAIN by CAROLINA de ROBERTIS

6 Jun

EXQUISITE & SATISFYING FROM THE FIRST PAGE TO THE LAST  –– FIVE STARS! Having read some of its other reviews, I expected to like this book. I was not prepared for the depth and power of its impact. This beautifully written tale reminds me of early books by Isabel Allende. It’s easily read and understood, […]

THE SUGARLESS PLUM by ZIPPORA KARZ

6 Jun

I COULDN’T PUT THIS BOOK DOWN I read this book in one day. It hooked me completely. I felt Zippora Karz conveyed her story with simplicity and elegance. I do have an intense interest in its major subject areas: ballet and diabetes. I was in love with ballet as a young person. Karz brought me […]