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Enduring Melody

The Prague Sonata by Bradford Morrow is historical fiction with a twist. As indicated in the title, this novel takes place in Czechoslovakia during and after World War Two. Meta is a young female musicologist whose dreams of becoming a … Continue reading

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Between Two Worlds

News of the World by Paulette Jiles is a National Book Award Finalist and there is no doubt in my mind why this book is on the list. It is a simply told, powerful story which captures little known or … Continue reading

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Independence

Before We Visit the Goddess by Chitra Banerjee Divakuruni is a fictional novel about three generations of women. The story begins with the grandmother in Bengal, India and ends with her granddaughter in Texas. The main theme of the story … Continue reading

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Circus Parade

Pappa’s Delicate Condition (1952) by Corinne Griffith is an autobiography I discovered while watching the movie by the same name. What truly fascinated me about this book is that Griffith was a silent film star. After her movie career ended, … Continue reading

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Going, Going, Gone

I LOVED Faith Bass Darling’s Last Garage Sale by Lynda Rutledge.  I discovered this book on the New Fiction shelf at our library and decided to give it a try based on the fact that the author is a Texan.  A … Continue reading

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