Recipe and Review: Coffee Chip Cookies for An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good

Book Review and Recipe for: An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good, Helene Tursten Book Review: An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good, Helene Tursten   Sweden may be a much more dangerous place than the travel brochures imply. An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good is a collection of short stories […]

Author Spotlight: Andrew Clements

Author Spotlight: Andrew Clements, Master of the American School Story Children’s Author: Andrew Clements, May 29, 1949 – November 28, 2019   With nine books with a Christmas theme, December is a great time to read an Andrew Clements book.  Start with The Last Holiday Concert, a novel of Winterhope, the last sixth grade choral […]

Book Review: Turning Darkness into Light, Marie Brennan

Book Review: Turning Darkness into Light, Marie Brennan Fantasy: Turning Darkness into Light, Marie Brennan   Her grandmother is the renowned naturalist and explorer Lady Trent. Her grandfather, a famous linguist and philologist. Her father an oceanographer, her mother an astronomer. Audrey Camherst has a lot of family history to live up to. Stung by […]

Book Review: Within the Sanctuary of Wings, Marie Brennan

Book Review: Within the Sanctuary of Wings, The Lady Trent Memoirs Book 5, Marie Brennan Fantasy: Within the Sanctuary of Wings, The Lady Trent Memoirs Book 5, Marie Brennan Isabella Camherst, aka Lady Trent, has traveled from the mountains to the desert and across the ocean to study dragons. Her discoveries, along with her colleague and friend Tom […]

Book Review: In the Labyrinth of Drakes, Marie Brennan

Book Review: In the Labyrinth of Drakes, Lady Trent Memoirs Book 4, Marie Brennan Fantasy: In the Labyrinth of Drakes, Lady Trent Memoirs Book 4, Marie Brennan   Lady Trent’s previous three memoirs have told the story of how she began studying dragons, her marriage to Jacob Camherst, and her trip to Eriga and her voyage on […]