Review – Rock Paper Scissors by Alice Feeney

Spoiler: 5-star rating from me. Oh, I wouldn’t spoil the book for you. But I will scream “read it,” as loud as I can. This is the first I’ve read by Alice Feeney, and one of the best books I’ve read since Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier. The two books are dissimilar, but both are … Continue reading Review – Rock Paper Scissors by Alice Feeney

Review – The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

The Last Thing He Told Me is the first book I've read by Laura Dave. And most likely will be the last. The hyped reviews of the book prompted me to read it. The hyped reviews of the book contributed to my disappointment. I read comments like fast-paced, page turner, plot twists and so on. … Continue reading Review – The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

Review — Trampoline: An Illustrated Novel by Robert Gipe

Dawn Jewell Reading Trampoline is like reading a combination of social studies, history, daily news, and the comic strips. Dawn Jewell is the narrator and main character. She is fifteen and describes herself as "more of a kid fifteen than a grown fifteen." Author Robert Gipe does a great job showing the working class people … Continue reading Review — Trampoline: An Illustrated Novel by Robert Gipe

Review — A Life of Dreams: The Good Times of Sportswriter Fred Russell by Andrew Derr

Dream Come True Whether it’s a childhood fantasy or a well thought out plan, dreams can and do come true, some by chance, some by choice, and maybe none more frequently than in the world of sports. Author, Andrew Derr is a 1992 recipient of Vanderbilt University’s Fred Russell-Grantland Rice Scholarship for Sports Journalism. It … Continue reading Review — A Life of Dreams: The Good Times of Sportswriter Fred Russell by Andrew Derr