Book Review: The Christmas List by Richard Paul Evans

Did you ever have the assignment of writing your own obituary? It’s the kind of thing that makes you look back on your life and ponder. James Kier has a similar experience. He reads his own obituary upon waking one morning and, before he can respond, finds the comments under his online obituary less than […]

Book Review: Fear the Worst by Linwood Barclay

Although I am not a huge crime fiction fan, the subject matter of this book stirred my curiousity enough to while away a few hours engrossed in its pages. Timothy Blake, used car salesman, is your ordinary, everyday guy. His teenage daughter, Sidney, comes from her mother’s for the summer and normal parent-child frustrations ensue. Then […]

The Secret Between Us by Barbara Delinsky

How far would a mother go to protect her daughter? A rainy evening, a beginning driver, and a fatality set the framework for this beautifully written, well thought out story that examines the strengths and weaknesses that can make or break a family.  This book, one of Delinsky’s best, delivers a great reading experience. Written […]

Crash Proof

Crash Proof, How to Profit from the Coming Economic Collapse, by Peter D. Schiff. Schiff provides an insightful view of his thoughts about our economy’s direction and provides valuable information for protecting your finances. Although this book was published in Febrary of 2007, he predicted the economic downturn and rising gold prices. It is real life information […]

The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl by Barry Lyga

This book, for young adults, has convinced me that I should expand my reading beyond the adult section of the library. It is a great book and left me wanting more from this author. Fanboy feels he is the high school loser. He has only one good friend and could be labeled a victim in his […]

Katie Caught A Cold By Charlotte Cowan MD

Katie Bear is practicing for the Ice Show when she starts to feel ill. The doctor suggests she stay home from school for a few days. While recovering she helps her mother bake cookies. A few days later she is well enough to be in the Ice Show, where she delivers a winning performance. This […]

Playing For Pizza By John Grishman

This book is  about a football player who has been severely injured while playing in a USA league. After he recovers, no team here will hire him. He finds a team in Italy. This story is about the difficulties in the way the game is played, they play for love of the game, not money. He […]

Vendetta by Fern Michaels

This is a story of seven young women who have had really bad things happen to them. They band together with Myra, an older woman who lost her pregnant daughter to a hit and run driver. This is a story of love and support for each other, but also about revenge. This story deals with […]

Book Review-Miss Daisy Is Crazy by Dan Gutman

What do you get when you cross a student who hates school and a teacher who doesn’t know anything? You find the first book in the “My Weird School” series. Miss Daisy Is Crazy follows the adventures of A.J. a second grade student who hates school. Together he and his friends make a pact to […]

Book Review – The Ultimate Cheapskate’s Road Map to True Riches by Jeff Yeager

Jeff Yeager has been deemed the Ultimate Cheapskate for many reasons including claiming the free meal in a buy one get one free deal and making a doggie bag out of not only his own leftovers, but also everyone else’s at the table. However, in this book Jeff makes some great points.  If you are […]