Category Archives: Reviews

Book Review – No Relation by Terry Fallis

“What’s in a name?” Juliet famously queried. “That which we call a rose, would smell as sweet” were it called something else, she noted as she contemplated the trouble that was caused by her true love having the last name … Continue reading

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Board games I like for kids on the Spectrum.

Last week I blogged about how I use board games to help teach turn taking skills to kids with ASD. I’ve been asked what games I recommend and while I have some general guidelines and games that I always try … Continue reading

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Board Games I Love

I admit it, I’m a board game fanatic.  Luckily I have a great group of friends who also love playing board games and we get together 1-2 nights a month to play.  I own a lot of games myself, and … Continue reading

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Book Review – Somewhere in France by Jennifer Robson

I’m a historian, and as such, I’m generally leery of reading historical fiction set in the time period I studied – World War One.  Small inaccuracies can drive me crazy.  Especially ones that I consider to be lazy – when … Continue reading

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Book review – Juliet’s Nurse by Lois Leveen

The Roman Philosopher Marcus Aurelius said that: “Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth”. This is true even of the greatest works of fiction. The stories we know and love come … Continue reading

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The Book Lover’s Ball – After Dark

I’m a classic introvert – I love to spend an evening curled up with a good book and with my BlackBerry at my side.  That’s not to say that I don’t enjoy going out but it’s not something I *have* … Continue reading

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Book Review: Emily Giffin’s The One and Only

For those of you who don’t know me, I’m a complete and total football junkie and have been since I was a toddler.  I’m also an avid reader and quite enjoy the genre known as “chick lit”. One of my … Continue reading

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