The Rosie Project (a Review)

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I’m a sucker for a good romance. But finding a good one seems to be just as illusive as a spunky leading lady finding her knight on a white horse. Because of this, I rarely recommend romance novels. Formulaic plot? Nope. Dripping sentimentality? Nada. Cheesy body language descriptions: i.e. “His smile didn’t quite reach his […]

Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis (a Review)

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I just finished reading Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by C.S. Lewis. For those who only know C.S. Lewis by reading The Chronicles of Narnia with your children, I encourage you to read this beautiful and complex novel. It captures the realities of doubt through the lens of myth and creates a haunting […]

George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution (a Review)

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I just finished reading George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring that Saved the Revolution. I mentioned this book for my Gift Guide for Adult Readers, solely on the basis that one of my dearest friends helped develop the book. I knew it would be good, but now I can unequivocally say this without reservation: […]

One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson (a Review)

 One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson is a fascinating narrative about a short few months in history, which all ended up making a huge impact on the world. The book features notable people during this time: Charles Lindbergh, Babe Ruth, Al Capone, Herbert Hoover, Al Jolson, and Calvin Coolidge to name a few, but it […]

Books for Adult Readers (A Gift Guide)

Books are always a great gift idea. I’ve compiled some of my favorites. I hope you like them! Merry Christmas to all of our Library Adventure Readers! Fun Fiction: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman: Neil Gaiman captures a world of wonder and mystery in this short novel. Many read […]