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…

Review: The Last Days of Night

The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore Random House, 2016. Hardcover, 368 pages. I remember hearing about the battle over electricity back in my high school science classes.  It came up more than once.  Later, when visiting Niagara Falls, it was touched on again thanks to the statue of Nikola Tesla erected on the…

Cover: Quiet Until the Thaw

Review: Quiet Until the Thaw

Quiet Until the Thaw by Alexandra Fuller Penguin Press, 2017.  Hardcover, 288 pages. Quiet Until the Thaw is the debut novel by Alexandra Fuller, an author known for her memoirs. It tells the story of two Lakota Oglala Sioux cousins, Rick Overlooking Horse and You Chose Watson.  Though linked from birth and their shared experience…

Another No Post Week

I just came back yesterday from being out of country for a week and I will resume regular postings next week.  Thanks for bearing with me as in addition to the travels, my computer decided it was time to stop working.  The new one arrived at my parents while I was gone and now that…