Category: Review Requests and ARCs

Adventures in Mexico: a Review of The Earthquake Machine by Mary Pauline Lowry

The Earthquake Machine is a book by new author Mary Pauline Lowry.  I usually write my own summary of a book but since this book is a little hard to describe, here’s the author’s summary: The Earthquake Machine tells the story of 14 year-old Rhonda. On the outside, everything looks perfect in Rhonda’s world, but…

An Interview with Author Mary Vensel White

It’s the Book Stop’s first author interview!  I talked with Mary Vensel White, author of The Qualities of Wood (reviewed here) and she was gracious enough to answer my questions about her book.  I hope you’ll find my questions, and her answers interesting.  Please comment if there’s other things you’d like to ask. 1)       This…

Review: The Qualities of Wood by Mary Vensel White

The Qualities of Wood is only the second review request I’ve accepted.  I’ve been getting a lot of requests lately but turn most of them down. But I liked Mary’s email and I liked the way she described her book.  It  turned out to be a truly enjoyable and thought-provoking read.  So much so, that…