Monthly Archives: February 2015

Petra Durst-Benning’s The Glassblower

The Glassblower When their father suddenly passes away, three sisters must find their way in a world that is clearly not meant for independent women. After spending their entire lives helping their dad in his glassblowing business, they are unwed with no idea how to pay for the basic things, like food. But their father was well-known and well-loved and it doesn’t take long before they find themselves working in the much-busier shop of another glassblower. Now they are faced with the challenge Read more […]



Sarah Fine’s “Marked”

Marked “Marked” was a good read. Sarah Fine does a superb job at creating a supernatural story line that is unique and gripping while blending in a love story that only gets more complicated as you go. The time period isn’t incredibly well-defined but it definitely has a post-apocalyptic vibe to it. Large cities now lack running water and most people are far worse off than they are today. Crime is rampant and unless you land a once-in-a-lifetime position, you’re going to struggle for all Read more […]