A Drowned Maiden’s Hair by Laura Schiltz

A Drowned Maiden’s Hair starts with Maud Flynn’s improbable adoption by the maiden Misses Hawthorne (Hyacinth, Judith and Victoria). She is told that she will be a ‘secret child’ but not given a reason; coddled with ice cream, books, and new clothes, Maud is not overly concerned. She also is enamored of Hyacinth Hawthorne, the... Continue Reading →

The Girl Who Chased The Moon

Last June I wrote a blog entry about Sarah Addison Allen’s new book “The Sugar Queen”. Now hot off the press is her latest book, “The Girl Who Chased The Moon”. Like her previous books this one has magical elements that attract me. Seventeen year old Emily Benedict visits the small Southern town of Mullaby,... Continue Reading →

The Cross Gardener by Jason Wright

A friend of mine suggested I read “The Cross Gardener” by Jason Wright. Boy does she know my reading taste. I’m a huge fan of “The Five People You Meet In Heaven” by Mitch Albom and “Elsewhere” by Gabrielle Zevin. When I finished this new book I think I enjoyed it even more. I started... Continue Reading →

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