Month: June 2010

To eRead or not to eRead

I’m seriously considering getting an eReader and leaning towards the Kobo, which Borders is going to start selling in early July.  The price point is decent at $149 and I like that a charge lasts about a week.  I don’t like having to plug things in every night […]

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative BattlesSteven PressfieldGrand Central Publishing, 2002 I came across this book by lucky chance.  After helping a customer find some books in the self-improvement section we engaged in some idle chit-chat.  She soon turned to focusing […]

Days of Grace by Catherine Hall

NY: Viking, 2010First published in the UK by Portobello Books, 2009 Days of Grace by Catherine Hall is a psychological tale of friendship, love, and the corrosive effects of silence and unspoken feelings on individuals and families.  The setting is London and Kent during the span of British […]

Scars by Cheryl Rainfield

West Side Books, 2010 I can’t say enough good things about this book.  Scars is an intense story about fifteen-year-old Kendra whose repressed memories of sexual abuse started resurfacing six months prior to the action in the novel.  She cuts herself as a way to cope with the […]