Cover: The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Review: The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder

The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that Inspired the Little House Books by Marta McDowell Timber Press, 2017. Hardcover, 390 pages. With accurate and often vivid descriptions, McDowell recreated the places where Laura Ingalls Wilder lived and that readers know from the Little House books.  In the first part of the book,…

Review: Where the Light Falls

Where the Light Falls by Allison Pataki and Owen Pataki Dial Press, 2017.  Hardcover, 384 pages. Where the Light Falls is the brainchild of collaboration between bestselling historical fiction writer Allison Pataki and her brother, Owen, a former Army officer.  It draws on Allison’s rich storytelling skills while using Owen’s idea and military knowledge.  Set…

Isolation, Part Deux

Back at the end of 2015 and start of 2016, my little part of the Midwest was majorly flooded out.  Well, April into May, it happened again.  So like in my previous post on the topic, entitled Isolation (and thus the inspiration for the title of this post), many roads were flooded out, including many…