She and her other sisters and a brother had bought a house in Rhode Island and were looking for another disabled woman to share the home with their sister. The sisters would hire some help for round-the-clock supervision and all the sisters and brother would be involved in her life at a closer range.
Her name was Miss Ryder and she was the librarian at Richards Memorial Library in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, where I grew up. It was the beginning of my literary life and Miss Ryder was as excited about teaching me the library ropes as I was to learn.
Good versus evil and hope triumph over fear in this well-written book We Were Strangers Once by Betsy Carter. The story takes us to the United States and Germany during the 1930s and to the beginning of the Second World War.
Every reader knows Tom Clancy books. This a new book in the Clancy series about Jack Ryan, Jr. It is a good read and you will want more.
Readers are introduced to some very interesting characters who play the lawyer’s game of hide and seek. Who is the whistleblower?
MONICA READS: The author, Dan Egan, has created a living testament to the Great Lakes and how we take care of them and the water-rich resources we have.
Does one man make a difference in history? Is Nathan Blum the one man to make a difference or is it Alfred Mendl? How do Leo and Greta and Greta’s husband figure in the intrigue.
“Where young boys grow up unseen by the rest of the world, untouched by the good things that go on around them, where mothers disappear and then die, where baby sisters are taken away, and boys are blamed for things they didn’t do.” Jason is crying and cannot be consoled.
Did you ever wonder what Pablo Picasso was like on a personal level? Well, Camille Aubray has researched his life and presents to the reader a delightful, if not strange, mockup of his life and times during the spring of 1936 in a small seaside village in France.
MONICA READS: If you like to think that ghosts have an afterlife or that they can be part of the day-to-day life of the people who are still alive, this is the book for you.
MONICA READS: The author has spent an amazing amount of time researching Mileva Einstein and her three children from her love affair and subsequent marriage to Albert Einstein.
‘A Star for Mrs. Blake’: Congress passed legislation empowering the Secretary of War to arrange pilgrimages to European cemeteries for mothers and widows of members of military and naval forces who died in service from April 5, 1917 and July 1, 1921.
MONICA READS: This coming-of-age story is compelling, interesting, informative, emotional and you will be so glad you decided to read it.
This book has been indelibly etched into my brain. Why? Do you know the difference between being a common everyday sleuth and an investigative reporter?
RUN invites you into a Boston family. The father is a former mayor of Boston and the devoted husband of a lovely wife who is present from the beginning to end in the lives of her beloved husband and offspring.