Monthly Archives: March 2014

Strangled Songbird

Zoli is the third book I have read by Colum McCann and once again, I am amazed by the depth of his work.  Written in 2007, this book is one which jumped out at me while I was searching for another … Continue reading

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Thresholds

The House at the End of Hope Street by Menna Van Praag is a spirited fictional novel which delighted me in many ways.  Set in England near Cambridge University, the story centers on the lives of four women. All are at … Continue reading

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Side Show

When I agreed to review Savage Girl by Jean Zimmerman for Penguin Publishing, I mistakenly thought the author had written another book I was about to read.  Boy was I ever surprised when the book arrived and I realized my … Continue reading

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Lodge a Few Pebbles

Deep Woods: the Story of Robert Frost by Peggy Caravantes is one of the wonderful books I acquired this year at our library’s annual book sale.  This small volume provided me an opportunity to expand my knowledge of one of … Continue reading

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Sender Unknown

Jojo Moyes has reinforced my admiration of her work with The Last Letter from Your Lover.  Published in 2010, this fictional novel took a long time to capture my interest, but in the end, I came to like it a … Continue reading

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Silver Bow Belles

If you can get your hands on a remaining copy, The Sisters by Myron Brinig is a book worth reading. Published in 1937, and made into a movie by the same name, this wonderful novel is about three attractive sisters … Continue reading

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And the Book Goes To

Congratulations to Emma who won our February Book Giveaway of The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards!  Thank you to all who entered.  We appreciate your participation. Here’s a link with information on adapted books up for Academy Awards tonight:  http://www.csmonitor.com/Books/chapter-and-verse/2014/0116/Oscar-nominations-Many-films-came-from-the-page-video

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