Letters Behind Bars: A Mother-Son Memoir by Cinnamin Herring and Benjamin Herring

Reviewing a book like this is always difficult. It's not a matter of whether or not you like the book. It is more a matter of the impact the book has on the reader. While this is not a fun read, it is a book that should be read. A story of resilience. Of life … Continue reading Letters Behind Bars: A Mother-Son Memoir by Cinnamin Herring and Benjamin Herring

The Language Secret: How to Learn a Foreign Language: Or. How to Speak 10 Languages. Badly by John Stedman

Living in Texas, Spanish is sprinkled throughout my world. I know just enough to get in trouble – a few key phrases that make people assume I know how to speak it, and they take off, leaving me in the verbal dust. As the New Year approaches, once again learning Spanish is on my list … Continue reading The Language Secret: How to Learn a Foreign Language: Or. How to Speak 10 Languages. Badly by John Stedman

Once Upon A Winter: A Folk and Fairy Tale Anthology – Various Authors

I picked this collection to read because of one author but I enjoyed the wide variety of authors and stories.  Considering that this book concentrates on my least favorite season, I was genuinely surprised to enjoy the folk and fairy tale aspects.  A few of the stories were a little scary but nothing to make … Continue reading Once Upon A Winter: A Folk and Fairy Tale Anthology – Various Authors