Category Archives: Interesting… Very Interesting

The Pilot’s Wife

The Pilot’s Wife by Anita Shreve is one of Oprah’s Book Club books.  For some people that is a recommendation.  I tend to take it with a grain of salt, because I haven’t really cared very much for some of the … Continue reading

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane

I’m sitting at my computer thinking about the last trip I took to the library.  I came home with a giant bag full of books, including a huge 1000 page tome.  I checked out nine, which is a little more … Continue reading

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The Eye of Moloch Scares Me

One reason I love books over movies is that I can read them and they don’t normally frighten me.  When I read The Lord of the Rings it does not scare me at all.  When I watch the movies I … Continue reading

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Enduring The Last Night at the Ritz

The introduction of this book intrigued me.  Nancy Pearl from NPR explained that The Last Night at the Ritz has been a friend maker for her.  She wrote, “This innate friend-making potential that books have is especially true (and somewhat … Continue reading

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Sapphira and the Slave Girl

Book reviewing can be a brutal business.  It’s all subjective, and my opinion is not your opinion.  What speaks to one person will be lost on another.  Tastes can vary so widely that reviews can, at worst, discourage readers from … Continue reading

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Finding The Saints and Sinners of Okay County

The Saints and Sinners of Okay County is the debut novel of Dayna Dunbar.  It is set in Oklahoma during the year 1976.  Books set in Oklahoma intrigue me so I checked it out and read it. Aletta Honor, the … Continue reading

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Witnessing The Flight of the Falcon

Wow!  It’s the only word I can find that sums up The Flight of the Falcon by Daphne Du Maurier.  Wow! A little background information:  Daphne Du Maurier’s literary career spanned decades, from 1931-1980.  She wrote many novels, lots of … Continue reading

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