Jan Stafford Kellis
Home Front

Home Front

Home Front: A Novel by Kristin HannahMy rating: 5 of 5 starsThis is the story of an incredibly strong woman learning to live with some weakness, some vulnerability, and some reliance on others.  Jolene is a black hawk pilot in the National Guard, and she’s deployed, along with her best…

The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch by Donna TarttMy rating: 5 of 5 stars This is the best book I’ve read in a long time, from the first page to the last.  I listened to the Audible version, which was so well done, I didn’t read a word in the paper version (although I…

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel JoyceMy rating: 5 of 5 stars When Harold Fry receives a card from former co-worker Queenie Hennesey telling him she’s dying of cancer, he sets off on a 600-mile walk to see her.  He does this without a plan, a map, or…