Written By: Naomi Alderman Published By: Back Bay Books Reviewed By: Melissa Minners Some time ago, I sent a friend a powerful film called Disobedience, based on a book by Naomi Alderman. Little did I expect to receive a novel from that same friend written by the same author. Knowing how engaging, dramatic andContinue reading “The Power”
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Stranger to Ourselves
Unsettled Minds and the Stories That Make Us Written By: Rachel Aviv Published By: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Reviewed By: Melissa Minners I am very interested in the field of psychology, so when Netgalley offered me the opportunity to read Strangers to Ourselves by Rachel Aviv, I jumped on the chance. The book was describedContinue reading “Stranger to Ourselves”
The Dune Sketchbook
(Music from the Soundtrack) Score By: Hans Zimmer Distributed By: WaterTower Music Reviewed By: Melissa Minners It’s been a while since I reviewed soundtrack music. When I received an offer from WaterTower Music to review The Dune Sketchbook, I was hesitant. I knew nothing about Dune – hadn’t read the book by Frank Herbert,Continue reading “The Dune Sketchbook”
Have You Seen Luis Velez?
Author: Catherine Ryan Hyde Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Reviewed By: Melissa Minners Have you ever watched that show What Would You Do? Would you be the one with enough guts to stand up for someone being swindled or abused? Would you help someone in need? Or would you just walk away? We would likeContinue reading “Have You Seen Luis Velez?”