Book Reviews

Life in Outer Space

The other day I read Melissa Keil's debut novel, Life in Outer Space.   Sam Kinnison, of Melbourne, Australia, may belong to the geek group in high school, but he is okay with that.  He's comfortable with his small circle of friends.  He knows how to keep his head down and stay out of the… Continue reading Life in Outer Space

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Saving Mr. Banks

Last night we saw the movie Saving Mr. Banks.  This well written and superbly acted movie was deeply moving, and oh, so poignant.  It tells the story of how after twenty years of pleading, and after he and his staff despaired of being able to work with this complex, crusty, immovable Australian woman, Walt Disney… Continue reading Saving Mr. Banks