Dr. Seuss is Back!

It seems yet another long lost book (see this post about Harper Lee) has been discovered. This time it’s a Dr. Seuss book — who I love — with What Pet Should I Get? featuring the brother and sister from One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue...

Paris with Cara Black

Author Cara Black loves Paris so much she has set 16 murder mysteries in notable parts of  the City of Lights. To celebrate the release of her 16th book in the Aimee Leduc series Murder on the Champ de Mars, Soho Press , Politics and Prose bookstore and Black are...

The Search for the Stone of Excalibur

Since I’m a history nut, The Search for the Stone of Excalibur was a big hit with me. Doubly so since the main characters are boys the same age as my son — always a plus when talking him into reading a book. But don’t stop reading if you’re...

The Nightingale

Kristin Hannah’s descriptions of the French countryside are so colorful and…alive! That was the first thing that struck me about this book. The richness of the words used to paint pictures not only of the French countryside but of wartime Paris will draw...