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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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The Broadmoor Legacy Series

Last week I reviewed A Daughter’s Inheritance by Tracie Peterson and Judith Miller.  It took me two trips to the library to find the other two books in the series.  Book two of the Broadmoor Legacy is An Unexpected Love, and … Continue reading

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A Daughter’s Inheritance

I have to give a shout out to D.L Kamstra for suggesting this particular series to me.  She left a comment on my review of A Sensible Arrangement recommending The Broadmoor Legacy series by Tracie Peterson and Judith Miller.  I finally … 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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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

I recently finished reading Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See.  It’s a captivating story of two girls who are bound in a laotong relationship in 19th Century China.  One is the daughter of a rich man, and the … Continue reading

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A Sensible Arrangement

I got caught by the cover.  Again! A Sensible Arrangement, by Tracie Peterson, is a historical fiction romance mystery novel.  Apparently it is her 100th novel.  I’ve never heard of her before, but wow.  I have 99 more books to … Continue reading

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The Invention of Wings

I read The Invention of Wings almost immediately after reading The Wind Done Gone.  Both more or less deal with slavery and race relations.  I enjoyed The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd much more.  For once Oprah and … Continue reading

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