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Bone and Bread

In a book whose title has so many symbolic meanings, it is hard to express how I felt about this story when I read the last page.  I really loved the writing and appreciated the relationship between sisters Beena and Sadhana … Continue reading

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The First Rule of Swimming

Growing up on a secluded island of Croatia, sisters Magdalena and Jadranka have learned from their grandfather, the importance of swimming.  The first rule is to make sure you can stay afloat.  In life, they try very hard to do … Continue reading

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Daughters Who Walk This Path

This novel explores the topic of two sisters in modern-day Nigeria as they grow up in their village.  It is a coming-of-age story but also a book about being able to confront your demons and express your hardships to others so … Continue reading

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The Cookbook Collector

I found this novel very interesting because it involved mixing the past with the future, by balancing rare books with technology.  Who would think that both could be featured in the novel together?  It takes place before, during, and after September 11, 2001.  Many … Continue reading

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