Author Archives: Maria Logan Montgomery

About Maria Logan Montgomery

Maria lives with her husband and Maltese dog, "C.C." in central Florida. She is an avid gardener, history buff, prolific reader, public health educator, grant writer, artist, photographer, former part-time university faculty, and former consultant to non-profit organizations.

More Children’s Books

Don’t you just love sweet children’s books that teach them good things — important things, without them ever realizing that they’re learning? I always bought educational toys for my daughter, and was thrilled (and impressed) when, on her first birthday, … Continue reading

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“Hello, Sunshine” is Going to Be a Hit

This book is not only going to be a movie, but it’s going to be a hit. You will love Hello Sunshine, by Laura Dave. This is the first publisher’s proof copy of a book I’ve reviewed. It was a … Continue reading

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What I Thought About The Fall of Lisa Bellow

Recently, Simon and Schuster sent me a book to review. It is The Fall of Lisa Bellow, by Susan Perabo. It is a masterpiece of the way families handle the psychological trauma in the aftermath of the kidnapping of a … Continue reading

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Another RareBird Books Selection: Falling Back to One

Falling Back to One by Randy Mason is the second e-book sent to me by RareBird Books for review. It was a stunning book revealing the damage of certain types of abuse can do to children. It followed the relationship between Mickey, a … Continue reading

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Indelible Ink

This is a definitely book for serious lovers of history, legal arguments, or journalism. If it isn’t required reading at the college level, it should be. Did you know Americans have not always had a free press? At one time, … Continue reading

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You Never Know What You’ll Find While Sipping Coffee in a Bookstore

Yesterday, I saw a large display of the new book by Ainsley Earhardt, Take Heart, My Child: a Mother’s Dream. The author will be at our local Barnes & Noble on March 25, 2017, hence the huge display. Of course, … Continue reading

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Reading Crisis: Blue

Crisis: Blue is the first novel by John A. Davis. Early on, I could tell it was a debut novel, but the writing quickly tightened up, and the action moved more quickly. If you enjoy Mark Henshaw, Nelson DeMille, Clive Cussler, and … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s Book

My book club meets tomorrow afternoon. Oh, yes, I’ve read the book, Three Wishes, by Liane Moriarty. The problem is that, since reading it, I’ve read several other books. Now I need to go back and skim it again so … Continue reading

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Book Club Loved The Invention of Wings

This wonderful dramatization of real-life events, The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd, sparked one of the best book club discussions our neighborhood book club has had in its short life of about a year-and-a-half. There was something in … Continue reading

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Book Club Christmas Book

Our book club chose Keeping Christmas, by Dan Walsh, thinking it would be a fun Christmasy book to discuss at our December meeting. Not! Only one of the members present at our meeting really liked the book. Everyone else said the … Continue reading

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