Book Review – The Soul of an Octopus

Soul of an Octopus    by Sy Montgomery Who knew octopuses (yes, that’s the correct pluralization) have personalities? The author of Soul of an Octopus is a well-known naturalist who shows they do. She also seems to have fallen in love with several of them. The book gives the reader a new and interesting perspective … Continue reading Book Review – The Soul of an Octopus

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 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