A birdwatcher, musketeers, vampires, and a documentary on Prohibition are all on tap for book loving movie watchers this fall. Read on to see what to put on your reading list so that you can be prepared the next time you go to the theater or turn on the TV. This list is gleaned from […]
A review of the audiobook Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton, with Erin Torneo
Powerful, insightful, and shocking. Those are the three words I would choose to describe this story told by two very brave individuals.
I tried another Kansas author this month by reading Seeds of Summer by Deborah Vogts. This heartwarming romance about a rodeo queen drew me in with its depiction of a young woman’s struggle to find faith after her world falls apart. Natalie was on her way to seeing her dreams come true, she was in […]
The Help isn’t the only movie based on a book that will be opening in the next couple of months. Read on to see what else to put on your reading list so that you can be prepared the next time you go to the theater. This list is gleaned from information gathered from the EarlyWord book blog. Be […]
Carousels are places of beauty, fun, childhood delight–and sometimes romance. So when I picked up The Carousel Painter by Judith Miller I expected a sweet gentle love story with lots of wholesome fun. I was pleasantly surprised to find that this story about a young woman who becomes the first female worker at a carousel plant also contains a good deal of dramatic tension.
This year’s theme for Summer Reading is “Novel Destinations”–we are celebrating the ways books can send you on journeys. One of my favorite ways to go on a journey with a book is to listen to an audiobook set in another locale. There is nothing like listening to an audio performance where the skill of […]