Book Review: Home Field by Hannah Gersen

Home Field... Book Description: The heart of Friday Night Lights meets the emotional resonance and nostalgia of My So-Called Life in this utterly moving debut novel about tradition, family, love, and football. As the high school football coach in his small, rural Maryland town, Dean is a hero who reorganized the athletic program and brought the state championship to … Continue reading Book Review: Home Field by Hannah Gersen

A Review of The Handmaid’s Tale: The Novel and the TV Show Intertwined

    I was prompted to read The Handmaid's Tale after watching the recent TV adaptation that has just become available in Australia via SBS. I hadn’t actually even heard of the novel before this year. It was never on my reading list while at high school and seeing as it was first published in … Continue reading A Review of The Handmaid’s Tale: The Novel and the TV Show Intertwined

Indepth Book Review: The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve

The Stars Are Fire... Book Description: In October 1947, after a summer-long drought, fires break out all along the Maine coast from Bar Harbor to Kittery and are soon racing out of control from town to village. Five months pregnant, Grace Holland is left alone to protect her two toddlers when her husband, Gene, joins … Continue reading Indepth Book Review: The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve