Book of the Week: Tell the Wolves I’m Home

I have so many books on my “to read” list and this one finally made it to the top of the list.  I heard about it several years ago and I’m sad I didn’t take the time to read it sooner.  This is one that I went back and forth between listening and reading….Kindle/Audible.   […]

Book Festival of the MJCCA Announces 2017 Author Lineup, November 4 – 20, 2017

Book Festival of the MJCCA Announces 2017 Author Lineup, November 4 – 20, 2017   Headlining Authors Include: Senator Al Franken ∙ Former First Daughters Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Pierce Bush News Icon Dan Rather ∙ Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Celebrated Inventor and Entrepreneur Joy Mangano Renowned Author and Journalist Walter Isaacson ∙ Diet […]

Book of the Week: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Book Review by Tyler Sacks, DHS Senior – Class of 2018             Lightning flashes. Coils spark. A large lifeform stirs on a slab that is surrounded with various gadgets and medical equipment. The creature sits upright and lets out a groan. He then stands, towering at 8-ft. tall, covered in dark green skin, with metal […]

Book of the Week: Does This Volvo Make My Butt Look Big? (Thoughts for moms and other tired people.)

My girlfriend Lisa B. gave me this book a few months ago.  It’s written by an acquaintance of hers (Annabel Monaghan) from her days living in Rye, NY.   I read a few chapters, laughed out loud a lot, then someone moved it (probably me) and I couldn’t find it.     Fast forward to mid-July.   The time […]

Book of the Week: The Alice Network

Thank you for the recommendation and for loaning me your paperback Lisa Beiger!  I’m reading this book next…here’s the initial description from Amazon:  “In an enthralling new historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women-a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American […]

Book of the week: Fight Patterns by Karen White

AWESOME SUMMER READING! I LOVE this book!  My friend Kristin suggested this book because she knows how much Apalachicola, Florida means to me.  She devoured it quickly and told me she knew I would enjoy…she was oh so right!  I love the story, the characters, and the setting….I feel like I’m in Apalachicola with Maisy […]