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Book Review:Letters to a Young Writer: by Colum McCann

Disclaimer: I was given an advanced copy of this book from Net Gallery in exchange for an honest review In my opinion the two best books for writers are Strunk’s “The Elements of Style” and Stephen King’s “On Writing”. Now … Continue reading

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Book Review:Gone to Soldiers

Disclaimer: I was sent this Kindle edition of Gone to Soldiers from the publisher through Net Galley in exchange for an honest review. I am grateful that this book is now in digital format as 760 pages can be difficult … Continue reading

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Book Review: Our Lady,Undoer of Knots by Marge Fenelon

DISCLAIMER: I received this  Kindle book from the publisher through Net Galley in exchange for an honest review As a lifelong Catholic I had never heard of this devotion. I first realized it when we talked about it in my … Continue reading

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Missing Pieces by Heather Gudenkauf: Book Review

Disclaimer: I received the Kindle version of this book from the publisher through Net Galley in exchange for an honest review. The plot seemed very interesting but am not sure that the author was able to pull this one off. … Continue reading

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Angels Burning by Tawni O’Dell: Book Review

 Disclaimer: I was sent this Kindle book from the publisher through Net Galley in exchange for an honest review. Years ago I read Back Roads by Tawni O’Dell  when it was an Oprah selection. I loved it.  I have no … Continue reading

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The Book of Speculation by Erica Swyler:Book Review

I really wanted to like this book as I had read that it was comparable to The Night Circus. While both the plot and writing were good it was not The Night Circus which was a magical book. The Book … Continue reading

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