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“Home is a shelter from storms – all sorts of storms.”(William J. Bennett) – Book Review: Girlchild by Tupelo Hassman

There are a lot of words and phrases that truly have so many meanings – yet we lock them into one: Home: where you live Adult: someone who’s reached an age of maturity (18 in our culture, 13 in others) … Continue reading

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A Mouthful of a Title – aka: The Crowning Glory of Calla Lilly Ponder

So, what’s up with Rebecca Wells and her extremely long book titles: The Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sister Hood…..and now The Crowning Glory of Calla Lilly Ponder? In true Wells style, the story is both a page turner … Continue reading

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Book Review: Miss Timmins’ School for Girls by Nayana Currimbhoy

” When shall we three meet again in thunder, lightning, or in rain? When the hurlyburly ‘s done, when the battle ‘s lost and won “ Macbeth quote by William Shakespeare (Act I, Scene I) What, pray-tell, does this have … Continue reading

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Year In “Book Review” – What I read in 2011

I feel like a broken record when I say this, but, can you believe it’s already year-end? I know I won’t finish my latest book in time to review it for you, nor have I even gotten far enough to … Continue reading

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Book Review – Rules of Civility: A Novel

  “It is a bit cliché to characterize life as a rambling journey on which we can alter our course at any given time – by the slightest turn of the wheel, the wisdom goes, we influence the chain of … Continue reading

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