Monthly Archives: March 2011

Move Over Alice

Published in 1937, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston reminded me of The Color Purple by Alice Walker.  If you read and liked The Color Purple, you will love this book.  The stories are different, but both … Continue reading

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Time for Lights Out

Please join in: Earth Hour March 26, 2011

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Mark Twain

Over the years I’ve read and seen much of the work of this master. Today, I finished reading The Prince and the Pauper. It was delightful.  Written in Old English, the book took some time for me to read as … Continue reading

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Nature vs. Nurture

House of Happy Endings is a memoir by Leslie Garis who also happens to be the granddaughter of two people made famous by their own writing of such books as Uncle Wiggily, The Bobbsey Twins, Tom Swift and many others.  … Continue reading

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A Return to Paris

This enjoyable mystery written by a talented young Canadian author came to my attention thanks to a one minute book review on WDCB radio. A Man in Uniform by Kate Taylor takes place in Paris in the late 1800’s and … Continue reading

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History Detour

First Family – Abigail and John Adams by Joseph J. Ellis is more than an interesting history book, it is a touching love story.  The book is so beautifully crafted; I didn’t want it to end. John and Abigail’s story … Continue reading

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