*** NOVEL: The Woman in Black AUTHOR: Susan Hill YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 1983 *** There’s a chill in the air, and the days are getting shorter. The leaves are starting to turn and suddenly it seems that summertime was long ago. As the kids start planning their Halloween costumes, it’s time to think about ghost … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves – The Woman in Black
Worth a Thousand Words, Brigit Young’s debut novel for young readers (ages 8 through 12) is the story of Tillie Green.
When I recently received a gift of a copy of New York New York, I knew that I was likely in for a treat, and expected to see some beautiful pictures.
The Goldfinch… defies categorization, being an unusual combination of literary fiction and thriller.
*** BOOK: The Piano Shop on the Left Bank AUTHOR: Thad Carhart YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2000 *** I picked up this lovely little memoir recently from my local library’s used book sale. I knew nothing about it, but I liked the title, as well as the subtitle: “Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier.” … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves – The Piano Shop on the Left Bank
*** BOOK: After the Fall AUTHOR: Dan Santat YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2017 *** My younger daughter has many picture books. Some were passed down from her big sister, and some were picked up at library book sales. I purchased some of them, and some are gifts from other people. I’m actually not 100% sure where … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves – After the Fall
*** BOOK: Sing and Shine On! AUTHOR: Nick Page YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 1995 When I interviewed Nick Page earlier this year, he recommended that I read his book. So I did. *** There are over five million music teachers in the United States and countless more around the world. Sing and Shine On! is for … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves – Sing and Shine On!
Yang’s ideas are ambitious, and worthy of consideration.
This is a story you will want to know about, and a musical you will want to see.
Anastasia opened last year and seems to be going strong…