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My Sisters The Saints by Colleen Carroll Campbell

Author Colleen Carroll Campbell had it all:  a great job working in the White House, the perfect husband, and an extremely bright looking future.  Why then, did it seem as if something was missing?  This is an excellent memoir that … Continue reading

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A Prayer For Owen Meany by John Irving

After reading A Widow for One Year, I was convinced John Irving was one of the greatest authors of all time.  I couldn’t wait to get my hands on another of his novels.  A Prayer for Owen Meany received so many accolades, … Continue reading

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Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

The summer of 1961 was a memorable one for 13 year old Frank Drum.  It’s Minnesota, and Twins are playing for the first time. More importantly, that summer, people are turning up dead in Frank Drum’s small town of New … Continue reading

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On The Sickle’s Edge by Neville Frankel

Set in the 20th century and spanning generations, On the Sickle’s Edge chronicles a Jewish family’s struggle to survive in Soviet Russia.  Lena Shtein, born in South Africa of Latvian parents, suffers her first loss at birth.  Following the death of her mother … Continue reading

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The Duck Commander Family by Willie Robertson

The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty; co-written by Korie Robertson, Mark Schlabach Willie Robertson’s tribute to his family and business. It is poorly written but it’s honest and humorous in places. The Robertsons have … Continue reading

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Evidence of Things Unseen by Marianne Wiggins

I’ve got to hand it to Goodreads.  I never would have even heard of this book if it weren’t for the reading friends I’ve made there.  And that would have been a shame, because Evidence of Things Unseen is going … Continue reading

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Left to Tell by Immaculee Ilibagiza

Continuing on with my 52 Books Around the World Challenge, Left To Tell is my selection for Rwanda.  As with many of the books set in Africa, it depicts the horrors of war.  The systematic genocide of an entire race … Continue reading

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