Cover: Prairie Fires

Review: Prairie Fires

Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser Metropolitan Books, 2017. Hardcover, 640 pages. Laura Ingalls Wilder has been popularized through her autobiographical novels, a television show, and a miniseries.  In the last few years, the publication of her posthumous annotated memoir and other books that came about due to that…

Review: Many Sparrows

Many Sparrows by Lori Benton Waterbrook Press, 2017.  Trade paperback, 400 pages. Clare Inglesby and her family have left Virginia to travel to Kentucky in the year before the American Revolution begins.  En route, the wagon breaks down and her husband, Phillip, leaves his family to seek help and never returns.  Things go from bad…

Cover: Knoll

Review: Knoll

Knoll by Stephen Hillard SelectBooks, 2017.  Hardcover, 256 pages. Knoll is a novel that reexamines the John F. Kennedy assassination in a more contemporary context.  There are two different modern storylines.  The more cryptic and shorter one is that of Banner McCoy, a NSA agent who discovered her project is meant to destroy anyone remotely…