Book Review: Say Say Say by Lila Savage

Say Say Say - Lila Savage (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) I received an Advance Readers' Copy of this book. It is available for sale now. I liked this book a lot. It was not at all what I expected but was filled with thoughtful, unexpected moments and descriptions. It wasn't the chivalry that had appealed… Continue reading Book Review: Say Say Say by Lila Savage


Life: Science, Ice Cream, and Chalk

I'm probably jinxing myself by saying this out loud but the girls are in such a nice phase of playing together. Sure, just yesterday Pearl told me she "never, ever wants to play with Rose anymore" but she also played with Rose quite nicely about half an hour after that. Rose can't always follow the… Continue reading Life: Science, Ice Cream, and Chalk

Book Review: All the Broken Things by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer

All the Broken Things - Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer (Random House Canada, 2014) I'd had All the Broken Things on my To Read list for a couple of years and when I finally began reading it realized I had no idea what it was actually about. The novel is set in 1984 in Toronto. Bo is fourteen years old. He… Continue reading Book Review: All the Broken Things by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer

Book Review: Tomorrow There Will Be Sun by Dana Reinhardt

Tomorrow There Will Be Sun - Dana Reinhard (Viking, 2019) I received an Advance Readers' Copy of this book. It is set to be released 12 March 2019. The word that comes to mind when describing Tomorrow There Will Be Sun is "frothy". Like a margarita on a hot day. Not necessarily to be criticized but neither is it something you need in your life. There are a lot of margaritas drunk in this novel. To… Continue reading Book Review: Tomorrow There Will Be Sun by Dana Reinhardt