Monthly Archives: April 2018

The Second Generation

Return to Robinson Island by TJ Hoisington is a fictional book which, as the title implies, is a continuation of the well-known 1812 novel The Swiss Family Robinson. This exciting story takes place 15 years after the Robinsons have been … Continue reading

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Close Call

I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes With Death by Maggie O’Farrell is a 2017 memoir which impacted me on a deep emotional level. Perhaps the timing of it was everything in my case as I am recovering from an unexpected … Continue reading

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God Bless the Child

An Invisible Thread: The true story of an 11-year-old panhandler, a busy sales executive, and an unlikely meeting with destiny by Laura Schroff is a “get your tissues ready” memoir about a soul connection which occurred between an eleven-year-old at risk … Continue reading

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Solitude

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah is not a novel for the faint of heart. It is however, an excellent book about several harsh realities. Set in the wild Alaskan territory in the 1970’s, the author vividly describes the lives … Continue reading

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Just Enough

Tell Tale by Jeffrey Archer is an enjoyable short story collection I discovered at the library. The book is filled with thought provoking tales about various characters and I liked it immensely. The collection includes stories about the first female … Continue reading

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Muddy Waters

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate is a historical fiction novel based on events surrounding the adoption industry during approximately thirty years in the last century. In particular, the fraudulent, inhuman dealings of The Tennessee Children’s Home Society under … Continue reading

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Curve Ball

I didn’t realize I was listening to another book with the same title until about three chapters into Far From the Tree by Virginia Deberry and Donna Grant! I thought I had requested the more recent novel by another author. … Continue reading

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