Rivers of Oregon by Tim Palmer

June 16th, 2017|Categories: Bonnie, Book Review|Tags: , |

Beautiful photographs and vivid descriptions abound in this coffee-table style, loving tribute to the waterways of Oregon. The author describes what must amount to many trips across these great rivers with an enthusiasm that had me excitedly plotting out my next great adventure. His knowledge of Oregon's riparian

The Girl in Green by Derek B. Miller

June 16th, 2017|Categories: Bonnie, Book Review|Tags: , |

A horrific incident in Iraq in 1991 just after Desert Storm, in which a girl in a green dress is killed, intertwines the fates of the two protagonists in this authentic, resonant, rich novel by an author with experience conducting diplomatic missions to the region. Arwood Hobbes, a

Blackass by A. Igoni Barrett

May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Book Review, Mike|Tags: , |

What would happen if a Nigerian man woke up one morning to discover that he had morphed into a white man overnight? This is the premise that sets off this novel, similar to Kafka’s “Metamorphosis.” After the protagonist’s startling discovery, he is left to understand what it means