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Book List for June 2018

I can’t believe a month has flown by already. Here are my top picks for the month -- some new books and some old favorites: Water from my Heart – Charles Martin – Adult Fiction – 5 -- What an amazing story this is – about a man who starts out as cold, unfeeling, and… Continue reading Book List for June 2018

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Best Books of 2016

"Did you have a good year?" some people ask. Their judgment of 2016 might be dependent on how much money they made, or if everyone they knew lived, if they became famous, or even who won the election. However, money comes and goes, people around us are born and die, and every few years the leadership of the government changes. There are always… Continue reading Best Books of 2016

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Where the River Ends

Book Review:  Where the River Ends, by Charles Martin: Doss Michael's wife is dying of cancer. The only thing left on her bucket list is to take a trip down the St. Mary's River (where Doss spent his childhood) to the sea, and Doss will do anything to make her last days happy. So, the… Continue reading Where the River Ends

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Twilight (No, not the vampire story)

Book Review:  Twilight, by Kristen Heitzmann: Laurie Prelane returns to her hometown with her two small children, hoping to escape a dangerous situation and a husband who has lost his way.  There she is forced to confront personal issues that she never resolved as a child and teenager, including her old sweetheart, Cal.  Danger follows… Continue reading Twilight (No, not the vampire story)

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Crocodile on the Sandbank

Book Review: Crocodile on the Sandbank, by Elizabeth Peters Mystery/Romance Amelia Peabody has inherited wealth and a strong character, but not beauty in the Victorian era of 1884. When boredom sets in, Amelia Peabody decides to fulfill her dream of becoming an Egyptologist. While traveling in Rome, she rescues Evelyn Barton-Forbes, and the two become… Continue reading Crocodile on the Sandbank

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Book Review: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, by Rachel Joyce Harold Fry and his wife, Maureen, are retired, living a dry, dusty life so boring, empty of love, and uneventful it can’t hardly be called living. Then one day Harold gets a letter from an old friend (Queenie Hennessy) in Northern England, who tells… Continue reading The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

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Crusader

Book Review:  Crusader - by Edward Bloor Roberta Ritter’s world centers around her journalism class at school and her work in her uncle’s arcade, located in a Florida mall. She plods through life never feeling anything, just trying to get by. Her one dream is to become a journalist. She thinks that her life is… Continue reading Crusader

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Silhouette in Scarlet

Book Review  --  Silhouette in Scarlet, by Elizabeth Peters Vicky Bliss is bored with her life as an art historian. So when she gets a red rose, a one-way ticket to Stockholm, and a strange message in Latin, Vicky turns detective. She is not sure how to deal with her former lover, the handsome jewel… Continue reading Silhouette in Scarlet