Poetry

Random Acts of Poetry by Brett Starr

Brett Starr's Random Acts of Poetry is a lovely compilation of poetry across nine subject areas, including philosophy, humor, science and math, religion, politics, family, death, temptation, and mental illness. The topics and poems in each are timely, but also timeless in how they speak to readers. Most of the poetry is written in free… Continue reading Random Acts of Poetry by Brett Starr

Children's Book Review · Children's Picture Book · Children's Poetry

The Dog Ate My Homework by Aaron James

Recently released for purchase is The Dog Ate My Homework (And Other Poems for Children)  by Aaron James and published by Clink Street Publishing. The paperback children's book contains five school-themed poems which have rhyming texts. Each poem tells a humorous tale involving traditional school routines/activities. The illustrations are fitting to the stories being told… Continue reading The Dog Ate My Homework by Aaron James

Adult Fiction book review

The Railwayman’s Wife by Ashley Hay

The Railwayman's Wife will be published April 5, 2016. The story takes place in the town of Thirroul, in 1948, on the coast of New South Wales. The author's vivid descriptions of the water, the library, the train station, and the beach really help the atmosphere of the book, allowing readers to imagine such beauty. Anikka (Ani) Lachlan, wife… Continue reading The Railwayman’s Wife by Ashley Hay