Book Review: “The Librarian of Auschwitz” by Antonio Iturbe

I don't know what I expect to come out of books about the Holocaust. I think that maybe, with each new one that I touch and pull off the shelf and read, that maybe something different will happen - maybe this time, the main characters will be able to resist, will be able to do … Continue reading Book Review: “The Librarian of Auschwitz” by Antonio Iturbe

First Impression Friday: “Over the Woodward Wall” by A. Deborah Baker

After two disappointing books in a row, I'm ready to find something interesting again. From GoodReads: Avery is an exceptional child. Everything he does is precise, from the way he washes his face in the morning, to the way he completes his homework – without complaint, without fuss, without prompt.Zib is also an exceptional child, … Continue reading First Impression Friday: “Over the Woodward Wall” by A. Deborah Baker

First Impression Friday: “A Deadly Education” by Naomi Novik

A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik was October's book club book for the Fantastic Stranglings Book Club, led by Jenny Lawson over at The Bloggess. I, unfortunately, was in full wedding-stress-meltdown-panic mode, and a such I just picked up this book this week. From BookShop: I decided that Orion Lake needed to die after the … Continue reading First Impression Friday: “A Deadly Education” by Naomi Novik