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The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion

Written By: Fannie Flagg Published By: Random House Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                Sookie Poole has just received a letter that has given us the shock of her life.  All these years, Sookie has believed she was the daughter of Southern Belle Lenore Simmons, an over-the-top and often overbearing woman whom Sookie has never believedContinue reading “The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion”

Mayflower

Written by: Nathaniel Philbrick Published By: Penguin Books  Reviewed by Dorothy Doremus             Ah, the tale of the first Thanksgiving.  The Pilgrims, after the long journey from England, set foot on Plymouth Rock where they meet Squanto who befriended them.  After which, they all sit and have a feast of turkey with all of theContinue reading “Mayflower”

Lily’s Promise

Written By: Lily Ebert and Dov Forman Published By: HarperOne Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                When I first heard of Lily Ebert and Dov Forman, the world was at an all time low.  The pandemic was raging and our President was a hateful man whose propaganda campaign was reminiscent of that of Adolf Hitler.  WorstContinue reading “Lily’s Promise”

Giants: The Dwarfs of Auschwitz

Written By: Yehuda Koren and Eilat Negev Published By: MJF Books Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                Those who know me know I have a great interest in history and have read quite a few books about various eras, locales and wars, including the Civil War, WWI and WWII, Vietnam.  I have read about the horrificContinue reading “Giants: The Dwarfs of Auschwitz”