Book Review- The Spinner of Dreams

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07FM5R7BL/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=8a5dd4855374a72880007e0e84ca0eb2&language=en_US New from the author of The Land of Yesterday another awesome imaginative tale to delight your middle grade readers. I read this awhile ago and somehow just blanked on writing a review. I remember giving it 5 stars on Goodreads, but somehow dropped the ball on the actual review. Today is this books birthday … Continue reading Book Review- The Spinner of Dreams

Book Review: The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

https://www.amazon.com/Water-Will-Come-Remaking-Civilized-ebook/dp/B06XFL2TJF/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1565564263&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=edee4de86c95c7d9665b8f5c82ea96e7&language=en_US Fun Fact about Kindle books: If the library book is open on your kindle it won't get sucked back to the library until you exit out of it. Ok, on to this review. As the quote on the cover says, It is deeply unsettling to contemplate the water rising enough to erase most of … Continue reading Book Review: The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

Book Review: The Bride Test

https://www.amazon.com/Bride-Test-Helen-Hoang-ebook/dp/B07CWDWZ1P/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1564454007&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=f28c8c512d44e3b1c86ded14fc9a2c28&language=en_US Is this book the equivalent to a gateway drug in the Romance genre? Maybe, yes. If you read Romance you probably already know the genius of Helen Hoang from The Kiss Quotient. If not, and you are thinking of dipping your toes into the Romance Pool, this is a great story to begin reading. … Continue reading Book Review: The Bride Test

Book Review: The Travelling Cat Chronicles

https://www.amazon.com/Travelling-Cat-Chronicles-Hiro-Arikawa-ebook/dp/B07BJL55TB/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1564878123&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=5b55626eeb16aecf3f50323f3d497756&language=en_US “As we count up the memories from one journey, we head off on another. Remembering those who went ahead. Remembering those who will follow after. And someday, we will meet all those people again, out beyond the horizon.” ― Hiro Arikawa, The Travelling Cat Chronicles I often recommend books as a "beach read" or "brain candy". Not … Continue reading Book Review: The Travelling Cat Chronicles

Book Review- I Know What I Saw: Modern Day Encounters

https://www.amazon.com/Know-What-Saw-Modern-Day-Encounters-ebook/dp/B07LDVL8R8/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1565200114&sr=8-4&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=6df5704d0731ee7f97297f7c78b33af6&language=en_US Ok, so this is a Cryptozoology book. Don't click away just yet. Everyone I know has seen something or heard something they couldn't explain. You were driving most likely and saw this thing on the side of the road, it doesn't look quite right, and when you get a closer look it is something … Continue reading Book Review- I Know What I Saw: Modern Day Encounters

Book Review: An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

https://www.amazon.com/Odyssey-Father-Son-Epic-ebook/dp/B01N1TRD02/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1565049364&sr=8-2&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=e6652a06beebcdabae29eff8d4acd58b&language=en_US You don't need to be familiar with The Odyssey to enjoy this book. By the time you finish this, you may want to read it. The author is a classics professor. Dad starts attending his lectures on The Odyssey. The book chronicles the themed cruise that they go on together. And it is almost … Continue reading Book Review: An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

Book Review: Puzzle-lopedia

Puzzlelopedia August 20, 2019 This is so fun. I love a good puzzle book and this one works with a huge age spread. Do you need to cut off the screens in your home prior to the beginning of school? You can preorder this now and be all set to get those brains back to … Continue reading Book Review: Puzzle-lopedia

Book Review- Shortest Way Home: One Mayor’s Challenge and a Model for America’s Future

https://www.amazon.com/Shortest-Way-Home-Challenge-Americas-ebook/dp/B07DP6GDVJ/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1564779982&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=7ccd7e9e93921331f87c30fc309bc71d&language=en_US I ended up listening to this book through Hoopla because although I have 2 library cards, I was not going to get this book for months. Pete read it himself and did an okay job. He isn't a professional reader, but it is his story and therefore it sounds best in his voice even … Continue reading Book Review- Shortest Way Home: One Mayor’s Challenge and a Model for America’s Future

Book Review: Where We Go from Here

https://www.amazon.com/Where-We-Go-Here-Resistance-ebook/dp/B079YN8N5P/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=40ac6a802def05d702232131bc62bc82&language=en_US This is Bernie's story since the 2016 election. It reads like a bunch of blog posts to me. I guess that's why it gets a bit repetitive. I feel like this would have been a better read right when it was published. Now, admittedly, I'm a bit over the gory details of 2016. It … Continue reading Book Review: Where We Go from Here