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“Good Read”- Heartland Beat’s New Monthly Book Review

Who doesn’t like hearing about a “good read”? Check out our new monthly book review section. This month features Kathy (Mrs. Roger) Friesen of...

Good Read: “I’m Half-Sick of Shadows” by Alan Bradley

I’m Half Sick of Shadows by Alan Bradley    Review by Karla Block Eleven year old Flavia is determined to discover if there really is a “Father...

Good Read: “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Review by Shannon Siebert At first glance “The Book Thief” looks like a novel you might want to skip--set in...

Good Read: “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” by John le Carre`

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre' Review by Shannon Siebert "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggarman, Thief" is a small children’s fortune-telling rhyme...

Good Read: “Loving the Little Years” by Rachel Jankovic

Loving the Little Years: Motherhood in the Trenches by Rachel Jankovic Review by Alyssa Bartek There are countless wonderful books on parenting available today, but when...

Good Read: “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett

The Help by Kathryn Stockett Review by Julie Goertzen They can cook the white folks’ meals, wash the white folks’ clothes, raise the white folks’ babies,...

Good Read: “Buffalo for the Broken Heart” by Dan O’Brien

Buffalo for the Broken Heart by Dan O'Brien Review by Ron Pauls “The winter when the first buffalo returned to the Broken Heart Ranch I was trying...

Good Read: “Half Broke Horses” by Jeannette Walls

Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls Review by Shannon Siebert You might call this second book by Jeannette Walls a “prequel” to her first book a memoir,...