Books – Read, To Read, Reviews, Recommendations

I love to read! In this space I will share some of my reading adventures with you. You can also find me on Goodreads. Recommendations are welcome. Almost no genre is off limits.

On Reading “The Handmaid’s Tale”

A Brief Summary In 1986, Margaret Atwood wrote of a dystopian society called the Republic of Gilead, created as the result of environmental disasters and declining birthrates that brought on America’s Second Civil War. “The Handmaid’s Tale” is that story. America’s Second Civil War sees the rise of the Republic of Gilead. Gilead is a …

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What If We Were All The Same?

Reviewing – The Giver by Lois Lowry Updated post of July 23. 2020. In a community of Sameness there is no history, no memories, color, pain, laughter, love or sadness. Everyone is polite. As a child, you are your age. No birthdays or holidays. Your name is assigned at 1’s, your life’s work is assigned …

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An Historical Journey Through Time – 100 Word Stories – a book review

In Transylvania’s History A to Z we are taken on a journey through time to experience how Transylvania and its civilization survived and grew through the ages. Using 26 expertly crafted 100-word stories, photographs and narratives, Patricia Furstenberg guides our journey. A – It is the Stone Age and jealousy and rage are displayed one …

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