Book Review: The Ada Decades, by Paula Martinac

By Terri Schlichenmeyer The Bookworm Sez “The Ada Decades” by Paula Martinac c.2017, Bywater Books    $15.95 / higher in Canada 165 pages Tick. Tick. Tick. Your grandmother used to warn you not to wish your life away. The years pass quickly enough, she said, so hold...

Book Review: The Weekend Effect, by Katrina Onstad

By Terri Schlichenmeyer The Bookworm Sez “The Weekend Effect” by Katrina Onstad c.2017, HarperOne $25.99 / $31.99 Canada  304 pages Zzzzzzzzzip. That was the sound of your last weekend as it passed by, but it probably doesn’t matter anyhow: it was packed with work,...

Book Review: Beartown, by Frederik Backman

The Bookworm Sez Terri Schlichenmeyer “Beartown: A Novel” by Fredrik Backman c.2017, Atria $26.99 418 pages hardcover c.2017, Simon & Schuster $24.99 Canada 336 pages paperback As soon as they hit the court, field, or rink, they play their hearts out to win. And...

Some Spring Fiction and Non-Fiction Picks from The Bookworm

A few times a year our intrepid book reviewer Terri Schlichenmeyer provides a dizzying list of book suggestions in several categories. Here are just eight fiction and non-fiction picks for that downtime between spring cleaning and summer. – Mark/Editor The...