Chastain’s Antonina Shows Courage of a Lion and Gentleness of a Lamb in “The Zookeeper’s Wife”

Title:  The Zookeeper’s Wife Directed by: Niki Caro Theatrical Starring: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl Release Date: April 7, 2017 Reviewed by: Susan Tolleson Rating: PG-13 FA Scorecard: B The opening scenes of The Zookeeper’s Wife might lead viewers to believe they’re about to see a beautiful tale of the relationship between animals and […]

Book: The White Feather Murders

The White Feather Murders by Rachel McMillan Genre: historical, mystery Publisher: Harvest House Date: May 1, 2017 Reviewed by: Rachel Dixon Fiction Addict Scorecard: A Move over Ray DeLuca there is a new dream boat in town.     Toronto, 1914. Merinda Herringford and Jem Watts never could have imagined their crime-solving skills would set them up […]

The Lost Girl of Astor Street

The Lost Girl of Astor Street by Stephanie Morrill Genre: young adult, historical, mystery, Publisher: Blink Date: February 7, 2017 Reviewed by: Rachel Dixon & double take Lori Twichell Fiction Addict Scorecard: A When her best friend vanishes without so much as a good-bye, eighteen-year-old Piper Sail takes on the role of amateur sleuth in an […]

Book: The Illusionist’s Apprentice

The Illusionist’s Apprentice by Kristy Cambron Genre: historical, inspirational, faith Publisher: Thomas Nelson Date: March 7, 2017 Reviewed by: Rachel Dixon Fiction Addict Scorecard: A Boston, 1926. Jenny “Wren” Lockhart is a bold eccentric–even for a female vaudevillian. As notorious for her inherited wealth and gentleman’s dress as she is for her unsavory upbringing in […]

Book: When Tides Turn

When Tides Turn by Sarah Sundin Genre: historical inspirational Publisher: Revell Date: March 14, 2017 Reviewed by: Rachel Dixon Fiction Addict Scorecard: A Every book in this series has been spectacular! Full of intrigue and drama, faith and freedom, handsome officers and daring heroines, and not to mention bursting with history! I have learned so […]