Tag Archives: David Walthour

November 29

Inheritance by Cindy Minnich and David Walthour

I have inherited many things from my father: a love of Monty Python, silly puns*, and books. Oh, there have always been books around me for as long as I can remember. Books for me and my brother. Books for my dad. Books purchased and books borrowed. Though my snarky sense of humor has served […]

November 30

The Books We Have Loved Together by Cindy and Bryson Minnich

When I asked my son Bryson about what makes him the luckiest reader on the planet (which is totally my opinion), he told me it’s because he has lots of books to read. But when I asked him which books he liked the most, he was quick to point out that the ones that are […]

Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting by Jim Murphy – Retro Review by David Walthour and Cindy Minnich

Ninety-nine years ago, and five months into what would become known as the First World War, a remarkable series of events occurred  along the trenches on Christmas Eve and into Christmas day.  In many places along the 475 miles of the front, soldiers began making unofficial truces with the enemy.   In Truce Jim Murphy […]

Darwen Arkwright and The Peregrine Pact

Darwen Arkwright and The Peregrine Pact A novel by A.J. Hartley, illustrations by Emily Osborne   It can be a mistake to read book reviews, or even those plot outlines on the flyleaf or the websites of booksellers.  Sure, we like to have some means to sort through all the choices we have, but our […]