Book Review: February

Book Review: February by Lisa Moore, ISBN-10: 088784202X ISBN-13: 978-0887842023  During a Valentine’s night storm in 1982, the oil rig Ocean Ranger sank off the coast of Newfoundland. All 84 men aboard died. In February, Lisa Moore brings this moment in Canadian history to life by portraying the fictional account of one family’s loss.  This story is set in […]

A Nostalgic Trip To Moominvalley

Recently back from a trip to Finland, I decided to revisit a book by one of the country’s most loved authors, Tove Jansson. She has written a series about the Moomin Family, a family of white trolls that live in Moominvalley. Her books have a cast of quirky creatures and although they are children’s books, […]

Book Review: Still Alice by Lisa Genova

ISBN 9781439102817 Published in January 2009, Still Alice is the debut novel by Lisa Genova.  Dr. Genova has a PhD in neuroscience from Harvard and is an online columnist for the National Alzheimer’s Association. The book is about 50-year-old Alice Howland’s descent into early onset Alzheimer’s disease. The author is very well-researched on the disease, yet […]