Tag Archives: Women Writers

Homespun Christmas: Hope for the Holidays/More Than Tinsel/The Last Christmas/Winter Sabbatical (Inspirational Christmas Romance Collection)

Author: Colleen L. Reece Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Incorporated Product Description No one in the tiny western Washington hamlet of Hope realizes that a child’s faith in his town is destined to change lives, especially their own. Many who respond to a simple advertisement for an old-fashioned Christmas celebration will find love, joy, and renewal of […]

Currier & Ives Christmas: Dreams and Secrets/Snow Storm/Image of Love/Circle of Blessings (Inspirational Christmas Romance Collection)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: DiAnn Mills Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Incorporated Product Description The artistry of renowned lithographers Currier & Ives captures the beauty and nostalgia of simpler days and Christmases past. Yet, while a picture may be worth a thousand words, there are times when even the best illustrations leave viewers with a yearning to […]

People of the Book: A Novel

Rating: (105 reviews) Author: Geraldine Brooks Publisher: Viking Adult Amazon.com Amazon Best of the Month, January 2008: One of the earliest Jewish religious volumes to be illuminated with images, the Sarajevo Haggadah survived centuries of purges and wars thanks to people of all faiths who risked their lives to safeguard it. Geraldine Brooks, the Pulitzer […]

Lavinia

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Ursula K. Le Guin Publisher: Harcourt Product Description in The Aeneid, Vergil’s hero fights to claim the king’s daughter, Lavinia, with whom he is destined to found an empire. Lavinia herself never speaks a word in the poem. Now, Ursula K. Le Guin gives Lavinia a voice in a novel that […]

Timothy Cratchit’s Christmas Carol, 1917

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Dale Powell, Charles Dickens Publisher: Dickens World Book Description The original sequel to a Christmas Carol from DickensWorld. Get it in its original form. No more copies of this version of this critically acclaimed masterpiece will be printed.

The Man in the High Castle

Rating: (158 reviews) Author: Philip K. Dick Publisher: Vintage Book Description It’s America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. the few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some 20 years earlier the United States lost a war–and […]

The Chosen

Rating: (291 reviews) Author: Chaim Potok Publisher: Fawcett Amazon.com Few stories offer more warmth, wisdom, or generosity than this tale of two boys, their fathers, their friendship, and the chaotic times in which they live. Though on the surface it explores religious faith–the intellectually committed as well as the passionately observant–the struggles addressed in The […]

The Night before Christmas

Rating: (42 reviews) Author: Clement Clarke Moore Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Amazon.com Whose tiny faces are peeking out from Santa’s golden sleigh? Yikes! It’s two of Santa’s elves who are Christmas Eve stowaways. Beloved illustrator Jan Brett’s version of The Night Before Christmas lets these two mischievous elves add their rambunctious spirit to this familiar 1823 […]

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Rating: (1228 reviews) Author: Stephen Chbosky Publisher: MTV Amazon.com What is most notable about this funny, touching, memorable first novel from Stephen Chbosky is the resounding accuracy with which the author captures the voice of a boy teetering on the brink of adulthood. Charlie is a freshman. And while’s he’s not the biggest geek in […]