“Peace Like a River”, by Leif Enger

Whoa! What a book! “Peace Like a River” is storytelling at its finest. Author Leif Enger crafted a tale of hope, love and spirituality that will stay with you long after you read the last word. Continue reading


“Where’d You Go, Bernadette”, by Maria Semple

“Where’d You Go, Bernadette” tells the story of a family that’s in trouble mainly because the “grown ups” have lost their way. It’s an often hilarious and sometimes mildly appalling parody of life in these days of helicopter parenting, perceived victimhood and impersonal electronic communication. Continue reading

“The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry”, by Rachel Joyce

“The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry” was April’s ‘Kind of Like a Book Club’ book. If you read it, I hope you share your opinion in the comments section below. Don’t feel bad about disagreeing with me. I had a very strong reaction to this novel that I know not everyone shares. For example, a reviewer for the Washington Post called it “a cause for celebration”. I sure beg to differ. Continue reading