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Bird’s Eye View

Everything Here is Beautiful by Mira T Lee is a fictional novel about Chinese-American sisters named Lucia and Miranda. It is a story about mental illness told by an omniscient narrator who offers insights on Lucia’s mental illness through the … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

One Heart at a Time by Delilah recently called my name from the library bookshelf. The author’s radio broadcasts are familiar to me, so her new memoir piqued my curiosity. Although I recognize her voice, I knew nothing about her … Continue reading

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Deep Fried Love

If The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Mamma’s Table by Rick Bragg doesn’t inspire you to try some down home Southern cooking, it will, at the very least, make your mouth water! I loved this cookbook/homage to … Continue reading

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Child of the Gods

Circe by Madeline Miller appeared on a number of 2018 Top Novel lists which led me to give it a shot. Gosh, I totally don’t agree in its inclusion on these lists. This novel fictionally expands on a Greek mythological … Continue reading

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Familia

The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea immediately draws its readers in when the main character states he’s going to be late for his mother’s funeral. A great hook usually leads to a great story as is the … Continue reading

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Unsung Hero

Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan was recommended to me by my niece Laura. It is an amazing true story about Pino Lella, a young Italian man who chauffeured a top Nazi general around Italy and neighboring countries during WWII. … Continue reading

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Stiff Upper Lip

Dear Mrs. Bird by A J Pearce is a novel I truly enjoyed! It takes place in London during the German blitzkrieg in WWII. Emmeline, the main character, is a woman in her early twenties who dreams of becoming a … Continue reading

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