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Karen Spears Zacharias's Reviews

Reviews of Karen’s Work

Mother of Rain
Dec.08.2013
Published by Yakima Herald
With unforgettable scenes starting on Page One, Zacharias does not sugarcoat the tragedy and the humanity, but neither does she skimp on the themes of love and friendship that tie...
Mother of Rain
Dec.08.2013
Published by Chapter16.org
The fictional folks of Christian Bend are more authentic than the actual people in any social history. Zacharias convincingly portrays what they eat and wear, how and where they...
Mother of Rain
Dec.08.2013
Published by http://www.eastoregonian.com/community/book-review-author-returns-to-appalachia-in-debut-novel/artic
Set in the 1940s in the Appalachian hills of East Tennessee, the story follows Maizee, a 10-year-old girl who moves to the town of Christian Bend following the death of her mother...
A SILENCE OF MOCKINGBIRDS: The Memoir of a Murder
Apr.15.2012
Published by http://www.sfpoa.org/journal/84/2012-04-01/silence-mockingbirds-memoir-murder
    I strongly recommend this book to everyone in the San Francisco Criminal Justice system. It's not a long book, approximately 300 pages. We have a huge obligation to...
A SILENCE OF MOCKINGBIRDS: The Memoir of a Murder
Feb.13.2012
Published by MonstersandCritics.com
If indeed, it “takes a village to raise a child” then it follows that a community can, through a series of mistakes made for a variety of reasons, fail to protect its youngest...