Conditions of the Heart

Book Review of "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman. They don't make men like Ove anymore. He's just a man who worked at his job and loved his wife. Now at 59, forced into early retirement not long after his wife died, there nothing left to live for. That's when Ove decides to do … Continue reading Conditions of the Heart

The 12 Days of Kelly Christmas

Book Review for "The Extra Ordinary Life of Frank Derrick, Age 81" by J.B. Morrison. Turning 81 is not a remarkable event, unless a milk float runs you down, giving you a concussion, breaking your arm and fracturing a bone in your foot. When this happened to Frank Derrick, he probably said nothing more than … Continue reading The 12 Days of Kelly Christmas

A Dazzling Dozen of Speakeasy Sisters

Book Review for "The Girls of the Kingfisher Club" by Genevieve Valentine.   Every one of the 12 Hamilton sisters have been shuttered away from the world since the day they were born. With no boys as his heir, their father wants to make sure his girls stay unsullied until he can marry them off … Continue reading A Dazzling Dozen of Speakeasy Sisters