Book Reviews

Told You So

Book Review:  Told You So, by Kristen Heitzmann.  Women's fiction, Romance. Grace Evangeline is a young, popular romance author who dreams of seeing one of her novels adapted for Broadway. So she meets with Devin Bressard, a successful playwright who writes literary, pessimistic plays. When he insults her writing, she throws her sweet tea in… Continue reading Told You So

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Cat Girl’s Day Off

Book Review: Cat Girl’s Day Off -- by Kimberley Pauley This book was hilarious! I haven’t laughed so hard in a long time. Set in a modern day Chicago where people have important Talents (superpowers), teen Natalie Ng (pronounced ‘Ing’) only has the embarrassing talent of being able to talk to cats, and she doesn’t… Continue reading Cat Girl’s Day Off

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, published in 1939, was one of James Thurber’s most famous stories.  Considered a masterpiece, it has made its mark on our society and even our language.  It is the story of a little man who spends his time in heroic daydreams when in real life he is dominated by… Continue reading The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

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Off to School

Every year we mothers face the dreaded first day of school.  This year it happened for the last time:  yesterday we took our youngest son to college.  It was a long, exhausting day divided between the university, his new apartment, the bank, MacDonalds, and a number of stores.  That didn't include the 'Welcome to College'… Continue reading Off to School