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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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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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The Battle of the Sexes

Paris for One by Jojo Moyes is a delightful collection of short stories. Short story collections rarely hold my interest, but the ones contained in this novel found me wishing for more. Jojo is another of my favorite contemporary writers. … Continue reading

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The London Season

Past Imperfect by Julian Fellows was published in 2008. I happened upon it recently at the library. I am grateful I did because I loved it! This is a “What If” story about an extremely wealthy Englishman named Damian who, … Continue reading

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