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Resurrection

To the Stars Through Difficulties by Romalyn Tilghman is a new fiction release slated for April. The book’s title is also the Kansas state motto. Knowing the tendency for tornadoes in this part of the U.S., it makes sense. Remember … Continue reading

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Miss Holmes

Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d by Alan Bradley is a Sherlock Holmes type mystery series which just crossed my path. I am hooked! What a delight this story is! The main character, Flavia de Luce, is a 12-year-old English … Continue reading

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Identity

I have been wanting to read Swing Time by Zadie Smith for a long time. I am sorry to report I struggled to read only half of the novel and threw in┬áthe towel. Having read other books by Smith, I … Continue reading

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Sing Your Worries Away

The Chilbury’s Ladies Choir by Jennifer Ryan turned-out to be an appropriate book to read in honor of International Woman’s Day. It is a fictional novel about a small town in England and the people who, over the course of … Continue reading

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Where’s Papa?

The Other Daughter by Lauren Willig is a fictional novel about a girl named Rachel Woodley who, as the story begins, is a governess in France. When she receives a telegram informing her that her mother in England is very … Continue reading

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Cards We Are Dealt

Us by David Nicholls is a 2014 novel about the Petersen family. Doug and Connie of Great Britain are about to embark on a grand tour of Europe with their 17-year-old son Alvie when Connie informs her husband that her … Continue reading

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L.A. Makeover

The New Old Me by Meredith Maran was in some ways, a story I was able to identify with. Unfortunately, in many ways it was not. This memoir chronicles the author’s break-up and divorce from another woman and her subsequent … Continue reading

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