Review: The Blessings by Elise Juska

 Title: The Blessings Author: Elise Juska Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Publication Date: May 6, 2014 ISBN: 9781455574032  Synopsis from Goodreads: When John Blessing dies and leaves behind two small children, the loss reverberates across his extended family for years to come. His young widow, Lauren, finds solace in her large clan of in-laws, while his brother’sContinue reading “Review: The Blessings by Elise Juska”

Joseph Boyden’s “The Orenda”

Since I read “Three Day Road” a few years ago, I’ve come to expect wonderful things from the hand of Joseph Boyden. “The Orenda” is proof that he has produced yet another masterpiece. I read this novel faster than I’ve read any other novel in a very long time. I have this thing where whenContinue reading “Joseph Boyden’s “The Orenda””