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Home To Hart’s Crossing by Robin Lee Hatcher

A collection of novellas, Home to Hart’s Crossing is a charming Christian-based work of fiction, focusing on love and marriage in the small town of Hart’s Crossing, Idaho. Another in my attempt to read the books that have been sitting on … Continue reading

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Love Is A Mix Tape by Rob Sheffield

Sheffield is a writer for Rolling Stone Magazine, with a long career in reviewing pop culture and music.  Love is a Mix Tape is a beautiful memoir about the romance and untimely death of his wife Renee. I really enjoyed this … Continue reading

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Lottery by Patricia Wood

Perry is a developmentally disabled young man who lives with his grandmother.  Despite the fact that his immediate family want nothing to do with him, Perry lives a happy, good life.  He has his Gram, a good job, and a … Continue reading

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A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

With all the five star reviews, I expected a lot more from this novel.  Basically it’s a story of a grumpy old man with a sad past.  He is called the bitter neighbor from hell, but eventually he finds love and … Continue reading

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The Ice Queen by Alice Hoffman

In the opening pages of this novel, an eight year old her is mad at her mother.  Single mom is going out to celebrate her birthday with friends and on her way out the door, little girl makes a petulant … Continue reading

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A Well-Tempered Heart by Jean Philipp Sendker

The sequel to The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, this novel takes place ten years later, when Julia Win travels back to Burma for personal healing, and to solve a mystery that followed her back to the United States all those … Continue reading

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Angle Of Repose by Wallace Stegner

Stegner is one of those authors that needs to be savored, so take some time to read this work slowly and thoughtfully.  The novel presents a retired historian, Lyman Ward, in his attempt to compile the biography of his grandparents … Continue reading

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