Monthly Archives: August 2013

Keeping Sarah’s Key

Tatiana De Rosnay’s novel, Sarah’s Key, was profoundly disturbing to me.  I haven’t studied much about World War Two or the Holocaust so I don’t know much beyond general knowledge.  Boy was I in for a dose of the reality … Continue reading

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Invitation to Miss Julia Throws A Wedding

How many Miss Julia books can I review before you run to the library to check out Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind?  I know I am on a kick, but Ann B. Ross writes a hilarious enduring story.  They are … Continue reading

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Not Loving If Jack’s In Love

I’ll admit that the cover drew me in with its big bold red letters on the white background. The title was intriguing too: If Jack’s In Love.  I wondered just what the story was really about. I wasn’t prepared for Stephen … Continue reading

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Watch Out When Miss Julia Takes Over!

If you are a follower of this blog you know how much I loved Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind.  It was a rollicking good read.  In fact it was so good that I rushed to the library for the next … Continue reading

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FROGGED!

Anything with the title Frogged has to be intriguing.  Written by Vivian Vande Velde, this extremely fun book takes the whole princess and frog theme to a whole new level.  I know what you are thinking.  Frogs?  Princesses?  Another story … Continue reading

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Saying No Thanks To The Twelve Tribes Of Hattie

I thought that The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis sounded like a good book.  The cover was interesting.  The blurb was interesting.  The first chapter was interesting.   I thought I had found a winner. Hattie is a … Continue reading

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Have You Met Miss Julia Yet?

Just last week I made the acquaintance of Mrs. Julia Springer of Abbotsville, North Carolina.  She is a spunky southern lady in her sixties who was recently widowed.  In good southern fashion she is known by everyone as Miss Julia. … Continue reading

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