Book Talk: the Spy by Paulo Coelho

Mata Hari. Possibly the most famous female spy of her time. Possibly one of the best mysteries to solve. A woman. A mother. An artist. A lover. Who was this woman? If anyone asked me, I would always mention Paulo Coelho as one of my favorite writers. His gifts lie in his writing, inspiring readers,…

Book Review: the Goose Girl by Shannon Hale

A girl with a long name,¬†Princess “Ani” or Anidori-Kiladra Talianna, was gifted with animal-speaking ability. She could communicate with and understand animals. Her aunt, had the same gift, and taught the girl the wonders of the gift and to appreciate it. When the aunt passed, Ani was forced by her mother to not use her…