Book Review: Medicine Wheel by Kelly Running

By on Nov 23, 2017 in Book Reviews, Fiction, Spring | 0 comments

A murder interrupts Lizzy O’Malley’s work as stage manager for her brother’s Shakespeare company in Sedona, Arizona. Her efforts to clear her brother’s name lead her on an odyssey of Navajo visions, sweat lodges, medicine wheels, and mysticism. The journey promises to waken her latent psychic abilities if she survives numerous attempts on her life and figures out who wants her dead.

Book Review: Smoke Gets in You Eyes by Caitlin Doughty

By on Nov 16, 2017 in Book Reviews, Spring | 0 comments

The book gave me an opportunity to have some of my assumptions about dying reflected back to me and to begin questioning in them in a way that was non threatening and not at all morbid.

Book Review: A Very Adequate English Murder Mystery

By on Nov 13, 2017 in Book Reviews, Spring | 0 comments

I have difficulty in finding the right genre for this book – it’s definitely of the “cosy” variety but the murder mystery is set in the backdrop of the immediately post-war period in Britain.

Book Review: Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son’s First Year by Anne Lamott

By on Nov 7, 2017 in Book Reviews | 0 comments

I really wanted to enjoy this book because I had enjoyed her memoir on writing (Bird by Bird) so much but the book left me a little disappointed.