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When A Son Loves His Father

I wasn’t very old when George H.W. Bush was elected President of the United States.  I was only in sixth grade.  I don’t remember much about his presidency beyond Operation Just Cause in December of 1989 when the United States … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Seamstress

I looked at A Forgotten Seamstress by Liz Trenow two or three times on separate trips to the library before I finally decided to give it a try.  After the language loser of A Storied Life of A.J. Fikry I was very hesitant … Continue reading

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Have You Met The Great Brain?

When I was growing up I was an insatiable reader.  One of the books that I remember with great fondness is The Great Brain by John D. Fitzgerald.  When my son expressed interest in finding some new books to read … Continue reading

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On Vacation With Aunt Dimity Takes a Holiday

After reading Aunt Dimity: Detective I went on a little rant about how Lori needed to spend some time with her husband instead of falling for some other guy briefly…  So when I picked up Aunt Dimity Takes a Holiday … Continue reading

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Not Loving The Last First Day

The Last First Day by Carrie Brown is another novel that I checked out recently because of its interesting blurb.  It’s about a woman who gives her all for love as she helps her husband run a boarding school for troubled … 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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Who Can Resist Eat Cake

The one things that would make this book better is if it came with a slice of some of the cakes Ruth makes during the book.  Its title is very appropriate.  Eat Cake by Jeanne Ray is a story of … Continue reading

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