Rebecca from Book Nerd reviews A Daughter of Two Mothers by Miriam Cohen “A Daughter of Two Mothers is definitely a Jewish book but the message of faith and the meaning of life and hardships are there all the way through the book“. Mysteries in Paradise reviews Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie “EVIL UNDER THE SUN is an enjoyable read, well constructed, fairly complex plot, but I think quite a way from Christie’s best“. Read Aloud Dad reviews Fancy Nancy: Phenomenal Picture Books by Jane O’Connor “Even the most plainly dressed reader among us, will be searching the back of his or her wardrobe for a couple of accessories to glam up – after reading this little gem! “. Read Aloud Dad reviews Jenny And The Cat Club: A Collection of Favorite Stories about Jenny Linsky “Jenny Linsky – let me whisper in your ear. My twins adore you. Come, come closer dear. My girl and boy love you. You touched their young hearts“. I’ll Never Forget the Day I Read a Book! reviews Obama’s Wars by Bob Woodward “Bob Woodward, the dean of Washington journalists, goes inside the situation room with President Obama as the plan for…
Robert Southey (12 August 1774 – 21 March 1843), England’s poet laureate from 1813 until his death. In his time he was widely read and admired.
Winters were great when we were kids. Massive snow falls every year, snow ball fights, snowmen – it was the best! Nowadays it’s pretty paltry by comparison. In my house we had a living room that stretched from the front of the house to the back. Just in front of our house was a street lamp that glowed orange. When it snowed, the fun I had running from the front of the house watching the flakes fall against the backdrop of the orange light, before running to the back window and staring out into the black night where the snowflakes appeared to be falling even heavier! Our house was perfectly placed for the winter joys. Only a few hundred yards away at the end of our street was a field with a great big, long hill. It made the perfect winter slope. Every year we would spend hours playing on those slopes without a care in the world how cold it was. My stepdad worked at a plastic material factory. Because we didn’t have much money, my mum made me and my sister matching waterproof outfits, from coat with hood, to trousers and even gloves. We were the driest, warmest,…
A discovery of a new version of the biblical “Genesis”, with the proof of extraterrestrial life these discoveries threaten Judaism, Christianity and Islam
Sometimes—maybe a lot of times—things that don’t seem so pleasant when they happen are pivotal turning points when we look back on them
It has been a stressful month and will be a stressful month to come. My beloved wife, may she live a long life, let me have something unheard of in the annals of marriage with children – an hour to myself at the bookstore (while she went shopping). I had a very relaxing 90 minutes – as any parent knows, a gift from heaven. I spent it in Barnes and Noble with a cup of coffee and a cozy book while blissfully ignoring (and being ignored by) the “commoners”. While there I saw this display which I got a kick out of. The display is accurate as one of the employees told me. Still… Zohar – Man of la Book Related articles Bookstores (eschatonblog.com) Bookstores and Ebooks (pinkseele.wordpress.com) Bill Maxwell: Sadly closing the book on old friend (knoxnews.com) Apple + Barnes & Nobles = Win? (thenormanomicon.wordpress.com)
The book is targets the young adults (YA) market, which it is perfect for. Many young adults will find this book thrilling, I know I did
Today, August 5, is the birthday of French writer Guy de Maupassant who was born in the year 1850. Monsieur Maupassant wrote mostly short stories.
Next to Love by Ellen Feldman, it was a very enjoyable, well written and unique book. Ms. Feldman was kind enough to answer a few questions I had
Far from Zion is a non-fiction account of the author’s search for his identity. In his search Mr. London goes far and wide looking for Jews in diaspora.