Tag: Mark Twain award

Book Review 25: On Beale Street by Ronald Kidd

I wasn’t too sure about this book, but once again I was pleasantly surprised. This is a fictional tale about the time when Elvis was first starting out. It is told by a fictional narrator named Johnny Ross. We get to see the racial tension of the time, as well as learn about how the […]

Posted October 3, 2009 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

Book Review 23: The Big Field by Mike Lupica

Blech. This was a very hard read for me. Yes, the story was good I suppose. But all the baseball talk and terms was so annoying, or not annoying exactly, more time consuming to read and try to figure them all out. I mean, the last game of the book, yes, the championship game, was […]

Posted September 30, 2009 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments