Monthly Archives: August 2011

The White Mouse

“Freedom is the only thing worth living for.  While I was doing that work I used to think that it didn’t matter if I died, because without freedom there was no point in living.”  – Nancy Wake Nancy Wake: A … Continue reading

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Disappointing

The Very Thought of You by Rosie Alison came to my attention via a glowing book review on another blog.  This is another book I had high hopes for which turned-out to be a big disappointment.  I thought there was … Continue reading

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Lost Souls

The Third Angel is the first book I’ve read by Alice Hoffman.  She has a number of books to her credit, and after reading this book, I think I will look more closely at her body of work.  The reason … Continue reading

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Connections

Small Island by Andrea Levy is a well-written story set in the World War II era.  There are four main characters, two in London and two from Jamaica.  Due in large part to the war, their lives become intertwined in … Continue reading

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Demons and Fear

Ursula Hegi is one of my favorite authors.  When I read she had a new book, I hurried to put my name on the waiting list for it at our library. Children and Fire is told in the voice of … Continue reading

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