No Post Today

Hi everyone.  There will be no post today.  I hoped to finish reading Stars Over Clear Lake by Loretta Ellsworth and post a review on it for today.  Instead, that will run next week.  Apologies for not having anything else ready.  It was a crazy week as I was married on Saturday and I ran…

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Review: Last Hope Island

Last Hope Island: How Nazi-Occupied Europe Joined Forces with Britain to Help Win World War II by Lynne Olson Random House, 2017.  Hardcover, 576 pages. Olson’s latest book about World War II focuses in on the stories about Occupied Europe, many lesser known.  The publication of this work excited me for just that reason when…

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Review: The Roanoke Girls

The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel Crown, 2017.  Hardcover, 276 pages. Written in the same vein as fellow Gothic novelists and Missourian authors, Engel has penned something similar to the works of Laura McHugh, Daniel Woodrell, and Gillian Flynn. Featuring two timelines (a la, McHugh’s The Weight of Blood), the “Then” timeline tells the story…