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Just Breathe

Otto and Etta and Russell and James by Emma Hooper is an intriguing story about life and love. I picked this one off the library shelf, read the cover, and thought it sounded interesting. It was! The story centers on … Continue reading

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Endurance

Maria Chapdelaine by Louis Hemon and W.H. Blake is another book I discovered while reading about Kerouac.  The author, Louis Hemon was born in France and educated in Paris.  Blake translated the book from its original French. This is a beautiful, … Continue reading

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Life on the Dakota Plains

The Little Bride is Anna Solomon’s first novel. I picked this book off the “New” books shelf at the library to read after noticing on the back cover that the author received her MFA from The Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Knowing … Continue reading

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A New England Classic

Ethan Frome, written in 1911 by Edith Wharton, came to my attention thanks to the Friendswood Library’s list of the top 150 English Language Novels of the 20th Century (http://www.friendswood.lib.tx.us/bookinfo/frpubtop150.htm). Wharton, a Pulitzer Prize winner, has written a number of … Continue reading

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