Tag Archives: Books

Good and Evil

Afterlife by Marcus Sakey was a complete departure from the books I normally read. This is a science fiction story which is also being billed as a love story. The jacket cover description sounded interesting so I decided to give … Continue reading

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Slippery Riverbanks

The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place by Alan Bradley is the latest novel in the Flavia de Luce mystery series. For those who have yet to meet this precocious  young female detective, I recommend a gander at this series. … Continue reading

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Degrees of Separation

Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout is another gripping novel by an excellent writer. If you have read her previous novel My Name is Lucy Barton, you will certainly appreciate this continuation of the characters in that book. This story … Continue reading

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Louisa Abroad

Still Me by Jojo Moyes is the latest installment of the Louisa Clark story which began in Me Before You. This novel finds Louisa in New York City working as a personal assistant to the second wife of a wealthy … Continue reading

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The Polish Front

We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter is a 2017 book based on World War Two events experienced by the author’s Jewish ancestors. I have read many books about the war, but this is the first I think I have … Continue reading

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Eye of Newt

The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman is a relatively new novel by one of my favorite authors. This story takes place in New York during the turbulent sixties. The main characters are siblings who share a secret. Franny, Jet, … Continue reading

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In Review

This is Your Life Harriet Chance by Jonathan Evison is a fictional novel about a 78-year-old widow who, as the narrator bounces back and forth in time, revisits a variety of events in her life. At the same time, Harriet … Continue reading

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