Book review – The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Originally posted on Vickster51Corner:
Another book everyone has been talking about during the last few months is The Girl on the Train, a thriller with a domestic, everyday idea – what if you saw something odd on your regular commute to work? That is exactly what happens here to Rachel, who travels on the…

Book review: The Wright Brothers, by David McCullough

Originally posted on Book Reviews to Ponder:
Four stars McCullough offers up and wonderful, though brief, biographical piece on the Wright Brothers, whose ideas and curiosities exemplify how boundless determination can literally turn the world on its head. While McCullough has stretched the traditional definition of biography with some of his past work, another unique…

Review: City on Fire

Originally posted on BookPeople’s Blog: Hailing from Greenville, North Carolina comes debut author Garth Risk Hallberg with City on Fire. An ambitious first novel that has already made headlines, City on Fire is a testament to Hallberg’s unprecedented skill and determination. Hallberg will be speaking and signing in our store Thursday, October 22nd at 7pm.… Read More