Review: The Shoemaker’s Wife

The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Triogi If you’re of Italian descent, you’ll love The Shoemaker’s Wife. If your ancestors came over as immigrants, you’ll enjoy the story. If you love opera, you’ll get a thrill. If none of the above, you’ll still learn a lot. This historical novel, based somewhat on the author’s own family, … Continue reading Review: The Shoemaker’s Wife

Review: Deep End of the Ocean

This Story Made Me Sick. I bought this novel without knowing its topic, because I met the author at Love is Murder, a writer's conference in Chicago a year or two ago. I must confess, the first chapter made me sick. I shelved the book and, for months, sneered at the title while dusting or rearranging … Continue reading Review: Deep End of the Ocean

The Husband’s Secret – A Review

  Our Legends book club will discuss "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty soon. I liked it and gave it four stars on Amazon. Here's my review: Husbands and wives have secrets. When secrets see the light of day, lives change. Some of the secrets featured in this novel are kept to protect the innocent, some to … Continue reading The Husband’s Secret – A Review

“The Rosie Project”- Hilarious

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion is full of ironic, smart wit. Those who enjoy obvious, slapstick types of humor may not catch the author’s brand of humor, but it cracked me up. Professor Don Tillman is a geneticist with a very high IQ, a remarkable memory, and some sort of syndrome, probably Asperger’s Disease, … Continue reading “The Rosie Project”- Hilarious