Lets Explore Diabetes with Owls
"David Sedaris is the best Greek author since Homer. Whether he's spinning a yarn about the interaction of woodland rodents or taking a long look in the mirror, he draws you into the story. More often than not, the story is his life, from his slightly twisted perspective. His brutal honesty, no matter the subject or taboo, is somehow delivered in a comfortable, front porch conversation manner. I look forward to his next book."
Reviewed by: Ashley Fly - Spartanburg, SC
The Iguana Tree
"This novel has changed the way that I see things. How can you fault someone for wanting a better life for their family? Hector is the first to leave and I cringed as he crossed the border. And then an impatient Lilia soon follows and her ordeal is more harrowing than his. And all of this for the opportunity that we so easily take for granted. Michel Stone takes us into the mind of Hector brilliantly. The couple faces corruption, betrayal, and the kindness of strangers. And when you finish the last page, you will see things differently too. CLICK BOOK COVER FOR PURCHASE."
Reviewed by: Connie Kuhn - Spartanburg , SC
Between Shades of Gray
"I read this book in two days. I just could not put it down! Lina, a young artist, is taken from her home in the middle of the night, her father already gone. She and her family are placed into prison camps, being called criminals, but for what? Lina draws small clues and hints in her drawing as to let her father know where she and the rest of her family are. This book
holds many secrets about history that many probably never knew. And, in this book they are shared and revealed as to how cold some people really are."
Reviewed by: Emily Crosier - Princeton, WV
Running the Rift
"Running the Rift is a power story of the Rwandan genocide. It follows a young promising runner who becomes an icon of hope for the country plagued by division. The book takes the reader on a roller coaster of emotions following this young man as he matures as a person and runner. In the midst of this evolution the reader is treated to an insight about the growing concerns between the Hutus and Tutsis. The book ends with a climax of events that keep the reader tuning page after page. This book is guaranteed to challenge your perception of the human ability for love and cruelty all at the same time."
Reviewed by: Curt McPhail - Spartanburg, SC