Salem Falls by Jodi Picoult – My Review

Set primarily in 2000 this story is timeless which is terrifying. Salem Falls is where Jack St Bride escapes after spending time in prison for a crime he swears he didn’t commit but will live with him for a life time. Rape of a minor. An accusation a year earlier changes this man from a […]

International Women’s Day

There are a lot of reasons I am writing this post today – women are awesome (though men are, too), I have a few very influential women in my life, women have a voice beyond the victimized version we hear of most, and I, as a woman, have the freedom to share and be a […]

My Book Review of 19 Minutes by Jodi Picoult

Brilliant! In the wake of the many horrific school shootings this novel has a way of making you look at these tragic events in many different ways. Poor Peter, the boy who finally put an end to the teasing, bullying, ridicule and constant put downs by the jocks and yet poor everyone else who’s lives […]

My Book Review of The Pact by Jodi Picoult

Wow! I just finished this book and can’t believe the power of it. Only my second book by the same author I am now wondering why it took me so long to start reading her work. Although each novel is confusing in the same way if you’re able to follow the seemingly random story lines […]

Attracting Good People and Good Books

I often heard of this Jodi Picoult but never had the opportunity to read her books. At the bookstore I always held her works as second choice if I couldn’t find something else but I’ve always managed to find something else to take home. When a friend of a friend offered me Plain Truth I […]