Author: Nancy Currie



For Better or for Worse…

October 16, 2017 |
It’s the best of times and the worst of times, the age of wisdom and the age of foolishness, to paraphrase the Dicken’s classic. Every day we’re on the verge of bigger technological advances, but Keep Reading »

Alias Grace: Did she do it or didn’t she?

September 25, 2017 |
Did she do it or didn’t she?  It’s 1843, and Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer and his housekeeper and mistress. Some believe Grace is innocent; others Keep Reading »

Schadenfreude, A Love Story

September 11, 2017 |
The subtitle tells it all: me, the Germans, and 20 years of attempted transformations, unfortunate miscommunications, and humiliating situations that only they have words for. “You know that feeling you get watching a pompous jerk whine Keep Reading »

Thriller with a Swagger

August 23, 2017 |
 Stephen Hunter’s Bob Lee Swagger series is even better in print than in the movie and the tv show. “Hunter knows his hero like a brother: righteous character firmly set, crafty intelligence thoroughly hidden, stone-cold willing Keep Reading »

In Vino Duplicitas

July 31, 2017 |
  In Vino Duplicitas is the tale of perhaps the most extraordinary wine forger in history. Rudy Kurniawan burst onto the ultrafine wine scene in 2002. With a discerning palate and a knack for tracking Keep Reading »

Esther the Wonder Pig or how big is your love for a pet?!

July 17, 2017 |
Esther the Wonder Pig: Changing the World One Heart at a Time If a friend brought you an adorable, tiny little micro piglet and asked you to take care of it, could you refuse? It’s Keep Reading »

Homing Instincts: Early Motherhood on a Midwestern Farm

July 3, 2017 |
“Adulthood, it seems to me, is about narrowing,” Sarah Menkedick wrote in Homing Instincts. After a decade of avoiding the narrow path with travel and exploration covering South America, Reunion Island, Europe and Mongolia, Menkedick Keep Reading »

The Glass Castle remains “nothing short of spectacular”

June 26, 2017 |
    A perennial favorite for over a decade, The Glass Castle remains a memoir of resilience and redemption. Jeannette Walls and her siblings grew up in a deeply dysfunctional, yet lively and emotionally attached family in Keep Reading »

Adventure is a Tonic for Our Bitter Times

June 19, 2017 |
The Adventures of John Carson in Several Quarters of the World is the book Robert Louis Stevenson (The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Treasure Island) always wanted to write but never did. Keep Reading »

Still Jonesing for True Blood? Meet Midnight, Texas.

May 22, 2017 |
Still jonesing after Sookie Stackhouse since the book series ended in 2013 and the TV tie-in ended in 2014? Well, Charlaine Harris is back with with a new series featuring Francois Arnaud in the starring role as Keep Reading »