Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

By: Alison Bechdel Nonfiction 2006 Subject Matter: Alison Bechdel; Comic books; Comic strips; Cartoonists; United States; Graphic novels Rating: 3/5 I recently reviewed a graphic novel, and if you read that one, then you’ll know this isn’t quite my genre.… Continue Reading

Rose Harbor in Bloom

By: Debbie Macomber Rose Harbor Series Book #2 Fiction 2013 Subject Matter: Hotelkeepers; Life change events; Domestic fiction Ratings: 3/5 Yep. I bet ya never thought I’d be reading round 2 of the Rose Harbor books, did you? Neither did… Continue Reading

Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds

By: Cynthia Rylant Nonfiction 1991 Subject Matter: Appalachian Region; Southern; Descriptions and travel; Social life and customs Rating: 3.5/5 Appalachia by Cynthia Rylant, in my opinion, is just as much “by” Barry Moser, the illustrator.

The Story of King Arthur and His Knights

The Story of King Arthur and His Knights The Story of the Champions of the Round Table By: Howard Pyle Fiction 1903/1905 Rating: 3/5 Blood. Love. Chivalry. Battle. Treachery. Madness. Howard Pyle‘s epic compilation of The Story of King Arthur… Continue Reading

Grace: A Memoir

By: Grace Coddington Nonfiction 2012 Subject Matter: Grace Coddington; 1941; Image consultants; Great Britain; Biography; Fashion editors; Models; Vogue Rating: 3/5 The real gem of this book is the pictures. Grace Coddington, for those of you who (like me) don’t… Continue Reading