The Joy of Multi-Sensual Reading, or What does the Mind of an OCD genius look like?

Have you ever found yourself reading three or four books at once? Well, not "at once," exactly, but taking turns reading some tomorrow, and a little of yet another the afternoon, and yet another in the evening before bed, and.... you catch my meaning. It sometimes concerns me that I am acutely bored easily, and …

The Series: The Longmire Mystery Series

Do you like mysteries? Do you like westerns? Do you like contemporary western/cultural mysteries? You will like this series then. While these short novels are not academic by any means, and are very simple reading, they are exciting if you like the midwest landscape imagery, the theme of mystery and all its tenets, and the cultural …

Review: Four Souls, by Louise Erdrich

Four Souls by Louise Erdrich (2004). Harper Collins. New York, NY. ISBN 0-06-620975-7   This book is not your usual crime thriller, hero adventure, erotics, romance; frightful, playful or simple novel. It is about the life of people whose thoughts, ideas, values and beliefs are different than the usual American norm: coming from the perspective of …

Review: Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko

BN-13: 9780140086836 Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated Publication date: 3/28/1986 Edition description: Reprint Pages: 272 While “Ceremony” is not a new book, it is a classic Native American book, with lots to teach us about the concept of coming home, and ceremonious ideology. Leslie Marmon Silko is Native American. She has written a book that …

Review: 1, dated 5/27/14. The Returned

 Review of: The Returned "The Returned" by Jason Mott ISBN-13: 978-0-7783-1533-9 Copyright 2013 by Jason Mott Publisher: Harlequin  MIRA $24.95 US, $27.95 CAN. 352pp. Nothing is more satisfying than reading a spellbinding book from a new author who knows how to apply all the necessary ingredients to keep you reading. I have had that satisfying experience this weekend. Author, Jason …