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What Oscar Observed

When I had a hankering recently for The Importance of Being Earnest, I hastened to the library and grabbed-up an audio collection entitled The Oscar Wilde Collection. Listening to it brought me a relaxing┬áday. The cd includes The Picture of … Continue reading

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Collaborator

The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure is a World War Two novel which I found captivating. Published in 2013, I came across this book while perusing the library shelves for books on my lengthy to-read list. This book was not … Continue reading

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Omens

The Confessions of Young Nero by Margaret George is an ambitious attempt at retelling the history of an infamous emperor whose legacy was more than previously depicted in literature and film. Remembered as a mentally imbalanced leader who fiddled as … Continue reading

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Lost

A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley is the memoir upon which the recent movie Lion was based. This beautifully touching memoir is about Saroo’s experience as a young boy from a poor family in India and the life-altering consequences … Continue reading

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Jump

Britt-Marie Was Here is the second book I have read by Fredrik Backman. He is an incredibly gifted writer with the ability to capture and convey the human spirit in a way I admire. The novel takes place in a … Continue reading

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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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