[simpleazon-image align="left" asin="0975309862" locale="us" height="160" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41%2B705TwNTL._SL160_.jpg" width="100"][simpleazon-link asin="0975309862" locale="us"]Mooncalf[/simpleazon-link] by Linda Zern Over Olympia and Leah's heads, Americans race the Russians to the moon; on their television sets young men fight and struggle in the … [Read more...] about Mooncalf Book Blast and $50 Giveaway
Swamplandia! by Karen Russell My rating: 5 of 5 stars Swamplandia! lured me into the Everglades, and I became lost in the imaginations, hopes and dreams of the main characters. Not only was it lyrical in its prose, it tricked me into believing in possibilities the way only a child can. I didn't realize I'd been tricked until reality came rushing back at the end of the story. … [Read more...] about Book Review: Swamplandia!
The Land of Decoration: A Novel by Grace McCleen My rating: 4 of 5 stars Reading The Land of Decoration was a unique experience. It was imaginative and hopeful, philosophical and dark, fascinating and disturbing, and brilliant. It was not an easy read, but it was definitely compelling. Sometimes the experiences were very uncomfortable and upsetting, as when Judith cleans up … [Read more...] about Book Review: The Land of Decoration by Grace McCleen
It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, … [Read more...] about FIRSTWildCardTour: Truth and Dare: One Year of Dynamic Devotions for Girls