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The Grudge

If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin was recently made into a movie which was nominated for an Academy Award. Although I have yet to see the film, I decided to read the novel. Published in 1974, this is … Continue reading

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Servant of God

A Voice in the Wind (Mark of the Lion #1) by Francine Rivers is another novel my niece Laura recommended. I am grateful because I enjoyed the message and also the historical nature of the book. This novel takes place … Continue reading

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A Lesson In Humility

The Keys of the Kingdom by AJ Cronin was published in 1941 and later made into a movie which I have seen and enjoyed. It is a fictional story about a Scottish boy named Francis who is orphaned at a … Continue reading

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Three Musketeers

The End of Loneliness by Benedict Wells is a new fiction release on the shelves. Translated from the original German, the emotion filled story is one I enjoyed very much. Told in the first-person by Jules who is the youngest … Continue reading

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Islands in a Storm

Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave left me speechless! I think it’s an incredible novel. Loosely inspired by the author’s grandfather’s experiences while stationed in Malta with other British soldiers during World War Two, this historical fiction blew me … Continue reading

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Freedom From Want

Reaching Out by Francisco Jimenez is a moving memoir which chronicles the Mexican born author and his family’s experiences living and working in California after crawling under a barbed wire fence between Mexico and the U.S. This book was published … Continue reading

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The Upper Crust

The Late George Apley by John P Marquand is a Pulitzer Prize winning novel. Published in 1937, the fictional story recounts the life of a wealthy Bostonian gentleman. Told in the voice of the late Apley’s close friend who is, … Continue reading

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