Yet another father/son relationship, but this one states clearly that we are responsible for our own lives and how they turn out. Actually, this is more about relationships in general and about family dynamics. Older siblings can have as strong an… more »
It's hard to review this book without giving things away -- small things that are best discovered on reading. Safe from the Sea by Peter Geye is a lovely story is a story of a father and son spending time together after an estrangement. There's just… more »
Everything by Kevin Canty
I didn't as much read this story as drift through it. I was caught up in the lives of RL, June, Layla, and to a lesser extent Betsy and Edgar, much the way we get caught up in the lives of people around us, particularly in a s… more »
I wanted so badly to love this book, but it was not meant to be. The biggest problem I had was that I'd put it down and not care if I picked it up again. At first, I attributed this to the fact that I'd started it just before Christmas. By mid-January,… more »
L'Amour is a wonderful storyteller. Westerns aren't what I'd normally choose to read, but I picked this up out of curiosity and I was happily surprised at how much I enjoyed it.
This is the story of Pronto Pike's turning point in life. Pike's a cowhand… more »
I see a world where all people accept each other as friends and neighbors, and celebrate each person's uniqueness as a vital part of everyone's life, like threads in a tapestry. -F. Shafer Junaid
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