Category Archives: A Great Read

Ivanhoe: Better Than I Remembered

It has been twenty years since I read Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott for the first time.  Twenty years?  Ack, that means I graduated from high school twenty years ago and college fifteen years ago.   Has it really been … Continue reading

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An Invisible Thread Touched My Heart

Occasionally I see a book with a cover that just catches my eye, and I feel a strong need pick it up and look through it.  Sometimes it is the colors that draw my attention.  Other times it might be … Continue reading

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The Prayer Box is Amazing

The Prayer Box, by Lisa Wingate, is one of those books that makes you think as you are reading it.  While I was reading I would stop every once in a while and think about myself in relation to the … Continue reading

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The Violin of Auschwitz Pulls at the Strings of My Heart

There are many varieties of books in this world, but they fall into three simple categories for me.  The first category contains the books that I really enjoy that are funny and/or interesting.  It is a vast array with a … Continue reading

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The Truth Seeker is Great

I will be forever indebted to my sister for introducing me to the O’Malley series by Dee Henderson.  The Truth Seeker is the fourth book I have read of the series, and it is just as gripping and intense as … Continue reading

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Lost Lake: Sarah Addison Allen’s Newest Novel and a Free Short Story

I have enjoyed all of Sarah Addison Allen’s novels that I have ever read.  There is something magical about them, something of endless possibilities to be explored while anchored by generations of family tradition.  Perhaps it is the magic that … Continue reading

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A Must Read: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The title gives it away.  The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows is a must read book.  It really is that good. This fictional work is a series of letters based around … Continue reading

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