Monthly Archives: February 2017

Giveaway!

With thanks to Penguin Publishing we are pleased to announce the upcoming giveaway to Bookwinked followers in the U.S.! BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: Classic Tales About Animal Brides and Grooms from Around the World edited by Maria Tatar. To enter, … Continue reading

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Breaking Records

The One-in-a-Million Boy by Monica Wood is a novel I’m recommending to everyone. Am I ever grateful I brought it home from the library because I had no previous knowledge of it and it turned-out to be simply wonderful. The … Continue reading

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Slight of Hand

The Magician’s Lie by Greer Macallister is an interesting novel about a young girl who leaves home after being mentally and physically abused by a young man who lives and works on the farm where she resides with her mother … Continue reading

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Water, Water, Everywhere

The Johnstown¬†Flood by David McCullough is another fine history by one of my favorite authors. It is a thoroughly researched story of a disastrous flood which occurred in Pennsylvania in the late 1800’s.¬† Scores of innocent people lost their lives … Continue reading

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Observations

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney is a poignant novel about an 85-year-old woman taking a solitary walk in New York City on New Year’s Eve in the mid-eighties. At one time, Lillian attained the honored place of … Continue reading

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