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Baggage

This Boy’s Life by Tobias Wolff came to my attention thanks to an article in The Writer magazine. It is a memoir about the tumultuous early life of the author. After being separated from his father and older brother, Tobias … Continue reading

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Vivre

The Little French Bistro by Nina George is a fictional novel about a German woman named Marianne who, while vacationing in Paris, decides to attempt suicide by jumping in the Seine. Unhappily married to a selfish man for many years … Continue reading

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A Tale of Woe

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell had been lingering on my to-read list for way too long and I finally obtained a copy from our library two days ago! This popular fictional novel is the story of two high school students who … 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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Fairy Tales

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Frederik Backman completes my reading of the author’s work. What a joy it has been! This story is about a precocious almost eight-year-old girl named Elsa who quotes Wikipedia, is … 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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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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