Category: ClubReading

"The Silver Ships," by S.H. Jucha

S.H. Jucha's debut novel, "The Silver Ships," introduces a future universe where colony ships from old Earth have settled in different, distant systems, and worked to make a life for themselves. Two of the groups, with very different experiences and opportunities, meet again after centuries. The now, very different cultures ...

"Breaking the Surface" by Greg Louganis

Review written for ClubReading.com by Bill in 2001 I love to read. Every once in a while, a book comes along that reminds me so thoroughly why I love to read. This is just such a book. I've been following the rescue attempts of the Russian Submarine, Kursk. At the ...

"Americas Boy: A Memoir" by Wade Rouse

Reviewer: linda A small-town boy who dresses in his mothers bikini when he's five so he can be queen of the pageant has some issues to address in his life, especially when that small town is in rural southwestern Missouri. Rouse tells wonderful tales of a family that may not ...

"A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian: A Novel" by Marina Lewycka

Reviewer: linda The main characters in this book are Ukrainian immigrants in the U.K. The narrator is the youngest daughter, and she doesn’t remember WWII. Her father and older sister, however, have vivid memories, memories they have never shared with the narrator. The book weaves the tale of the father’s ...

"A House in Sicily" by Daphne Phelps

Daphne Phelps inherited a house in Sicily called Casa Cuseni. At the time, Daphne had no knowledge of Italian, no money, and was war-weary. At 34, she moved to the small Sicilian town of Taormina expecting to sell the house. After 50 years and guests like Tennessee Williams, Bertrand Russel, ...