Henry / Nonfiction / Travel Writing

The Only Street in Paris by Elaine Sciolino

“The Only Street in Paris” is a quaint retelling of author, Elaine Sciolino’s, experiences while living on the Rue des Martyrs.  Amidst an onslaught of modern conveniences and big box stores, the Rue des Martyrs is a charming slice of Paris that still strives to maintain its traditional, and sometimes quirky, French identity.  Throughout the … Continue reading

Book Club Books / Henry / Nonfiction / Nonfiction Book Club / Science

The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery

“The Soul of an Octopus” surprised me.  If I’m honest, I’m not even entirely sure of what brought me to pick this book up in the first place, but in the end, I’m glad I did.  “The Soul of an Octopus” follows author Sy Montgomery’s interactions with octopuses both in captivity and in the wild.  … Continue reading

Graphic Novel / Humor / Leah / Nonfiction

Pantheon: The True Story of the Egyptian Deities by Hamish Steele

Pantheon: The True Story of the Egyptian Deities is the hilarious and irreverent retelling of the Egyptian myth of Horus, son of Iris who vows to revenge his father’s murder. Steele has based his retelling on various versions of the Osiris myth and retold it in humorous, colorful detail. While this comic may appear crude … Continue reading