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Frog Music

I really liked this book and had absolutely no idea that it was based on real-life people, until I got to the author’s notes at the back!  I had a feeling this novel would be up my alley because it … Continue reading

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The Good Luck of Right Now

I did not think that this book could make me cry as much as it did.  Yet, it makes for a perfect Summer read too.  I did not even expect to cry when I heard about it—I saw it as a … Continue reading

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The Supremes at Earl’s All-you-can-eat

The challenge: to read a novel in less than a week AND prepare an online book club (with some research), while being in the midst of the Winter Olympics craze.  The bonus: with Moore’s story it was almost easy, considering … Continue reading

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City of Women

Berlin, 1943.  You are seated in a darkened movie theater when a strange young woman sits next to you and asks you to tell the Gestapo (who are looking for her) that she has come in with you.  What do … Continue reading

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Telling the Bees

What an insightful and interesting book, despite the fact that it has sad undertones.  Eighty-year-old Albert Honig from California, who is a beekeeper and has been a bachelor all his life, is still a very likable and sympathetic character.  We … Continue reading

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The Peach Keeper

I have to hand it to Sarah Addison Allen.  What a heartfelt and “feel good” book to read!  I have not come across one like this since I finished  The Tower, the Zoo and the Tortoise by Julia Stuart, several … Continue reading

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