Spooky Tales For Halloween

People who know say that Haven takes care of its own. And in “Seven From Haven” we learn in seven short stories how the community of Haven helps its residents and anyone else who may wander in. This is not a book version of SyFy channel’s “Haven,” although both are centered around a community named Haven. …
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“Letting The Cat Out…”

It’s been said that with certain stories, you had to be there to really appreciate the humor in the situation. Author Noel Mohberg grew up in southeastern North Dakota, and knows all about the Norwegian culture and makes the most of it in “Letting the Cat Out of the Bag is the SECOND Step.” Yes,…
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What I’ve Been Reading

At each book club meeting, we usually wind up the discussion with other books we’ve read and can recommend. I’m so bad about this — I don’t always remember what I’ve read. I have to look at my Kindle to refresh my memory. But not all the books I read are ON my Kindle. So, to…
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“American Gods”

I would have never picked up “American Gods” by Neil Gaiman had it not been for the ladies of the book club I attend. And to them I say, “Thank you.” This book defies classification. I haven’t read anything else by Gaiman, so I don’t know if he normally fits into science fiction or fantasy,…
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A Change In The Last Time They Met

Author Anita Shreve is one of my favorite authors (I know; I say that about a lot of authors…) and I recently bought “A Change in Altitude.” I’d just finished reading “The Last Time They Met.” My daughter would not be happy reading any of her books. That’s because they have open endings. Open endings are…
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