It’s No Secret

Rachel Olsen’s newest book has the look and tone of what has been termed chick-lit. It’s No Secret is not the latest in get-away-from-it all fiction. Instead, it’s a get-away-from-it truth. What is the truth that women need to get away from? According the Ms. Olsen, it’s exhausting schedules, unpaid bills, relational conflicts, and a

It’s Your Call

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author, a full chapter from each book toured, and my review. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for

Thin Places: A Memoir

When I agree to review a book, my goal is to actually read the entire book—whether I like it or not. After I read the first couple of chapters of Mary DeMuth’s new book Thin Places: A MemoirI mentally groaned. Would this be a book which I have to slog through someone’s jaded past that