Blessed, Beautiful and Bodacious by Pat Gohn

A young woman I know told me she loved the title of this book, saying, “You had me at bodacious!” A lot of people love that word — bodacious. This review is for the rest of us, the ones who see “bodacious” and cringe a little. I am here to tell you, “Be not afraid.” [Read More...]

An Absolutely Spiffing Review of Stranger in a Strange Land

I’ve gotten into a wonderful conversation over at the Catholic Writers’ Guild blog. It goes on in the comments box of whatever book review I’ve posted lately, but carries on the same conversation. Don has begun dipping into Robert Heinlein’s writing and his comment is a really wonderful review of Stranger in a Strange Land. [Read More...]

Middlemarch by George Eliot

Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life by George Eliot My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was highly recommended by everybody, including Rose, so it went on my 2013 Goals Reading List. What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult to each other? This is a gentle tale of [Read More...]