Jan Stafford Kellis
The Folded Earth

The Folded Earth

The Folded Earth: A Novel by Anuradha RoyMy rating: 4 of 5 stars I wasn’t in the mood to read a book about India, but this book is so well written, I enjoyed it from the first page to the last.  In the beginning of the story, Maya is remembering…

Stand and Deliver

Stand and Deliver

Stand and Deliver: The Dale Carnegie Method to Public Speaking by The Dale Carnegie OrganizationMy rating: 3 of 5 stars One of my irrational fears is public speaking.  I’m not sure exactly what sort of calamity will occur if I say the wrong word or (horrors) can’t find the word…

Book Clubs Unite!

 Book clubs and reading groups all share a common passion:  reading, and sharing the books they read with friends.  Some book clubs meet over breakfast; some meet over ors d’oeuvres; some share a gourmet meal and a bottle of wine (or two).  The common thread is the books, although clubs…