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...

Book Review: The President’s Kitchen Cabinet, by Adrian Miller

The Bookworm Sez Terri Schlichenmeyer “The President’s Kitchen Cabinet” by Adrian Miller c.2017, The University of North Carolina Press $30.00 / $49.00 Canada  261 pages Eight courses. You seriously doubted if the food was ever going to stop coming, though you hoped...

Book Review: This Is How It Always Is, by Laurie Frankel

The Bookworm Sez Terri Schlichenmeyer “This Is How It Always Is” by Laurie Frankel c.2017, Flatiron Books $25.99 / $26.99 Canada 329 pages You must not tell. You cannot breathe a word to anyone who doesn’t already know. That Which Cannot Be Spoken must remain buried,...