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Founding Father

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin is an enlightening book. Surprisingly, it set right many misconceptions I had about this interesting man. For many years I believed Benjamin Franklin was quite a character and womanizer. After reading his … Continue reading

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Where Did He Go?

The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer is the fictional tale about Alina, an elderly Polish immigrant who is near death. At her hospital bedside are her only daughter and granddaughter Alice. I found the story extremely hard to … Continue reading

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Forgotten Victims

The Five: The untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold is a well researched book about the women who, for over a hundred years, have been publicly misrepresented. Due in large part to the … Continue reading

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Silly Old Bear

Along with many people across the world, due to Covid-19 virus restrictions, I’m sheltering at home. One added component in my personal experience, is the fact that I recently underwent brain surgery. Although many unexpected complications arose during and after … Continue reading

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Druids and Damsels

The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley is one of the Top 150 novels of the last century. It is one of a series of novels by the author based on the legend of Camelot. What I loved about … Continue reading

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Kentucky Blue Bloods

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson is another recent novel based on the Pack Horse Library Project in the 1930’s. Told in the first-person by the fictional character named Cussy, the story is powerful and moving. … Continue reading

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At Cross Purposes

The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch is an eye-opening history which explores facts about a little known or recorded plot to kill General George Washington during the beginning of the … Continue reading

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