Jaline
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Hemlock at Vespers by Peter Tremayne
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With degrees in Celtic studies and several books published on Celtic history and events, Peter Tremayne wrote four short stories to demonstrate the role of women in 7th Century Ireland. These short stories featured Sister Fidelma and brought forward ...more
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Keeping Lucy by T. Greenwood
Keeping Lucy
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I have been a fan of T. Greenwood’s writing for quite some time. I have also been disappointed once before, but never to the degree that I was disappointed in this novel.

For me, the pacing was off completely. As I was reading, I felt like someone sat
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Haenyeo is the Japanese name for the sea women who, through careful husbandry, harvest the sea through various seasons of production and restoration. On Jeju Island, south of mainland Korea, they called themselves jamsu, jamnyeo, or jomnyeo, which ar ...more
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Deck the Hounds by David Rosenfelt
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In Andy Carpenter’s household, his wife Laurie and adopted son Ricky hold fast to the idea that Christmas begins with Thanksgiving and doesn’t end until the end of January. For me, it just ended today when I finished this novel.

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Demelza by Winston Graham
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In this second novel of the Poldark family saga from the late 1780’s in Cornwall, Ross makes an off-hand comment about a couple of possible ways to break the monopoly of the companies bidding for copper and keeping the prices at less than poverty lev ...more
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Plainsong by Kent Haruf
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Welcome to the small town of Holt, Colorado and its surround countryside. I am not sure how it happened that I read this trilogy completely backwards, but now that I have read the last one (the first one last as any good backwards reader will tell yo ...more
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Address Unknown by Kathrine Kressmann Taylor
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Words have power. We readers know that as we find ourselves moved to tears, beside ourselves with outrage, or smiling at the foibles of our fellow humans – and ourselves.

Spoken words have power, too. Charismatic leaders and fanatic leaders know this,
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Becoming is a memoir of a famous person, Michelle Obama, the first black First Lady in the United States who lived with her husband, President Barack Obama, and their two daughters, Malia and Sacha in the White House for eight years. During that time ...more
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“Do not then stumble at the end of the road.”
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“Then rain began to fall in an extravagant tantrum. High up in mountain country though we were, every little river became a huge muscled snake, and the water wanted to find out everything,”
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“SPRING COMES INTO Massachusetts with her famous flame. God’s breath warming the winter out of things”
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“We have our store of days and we spend them like forgetful drunkards.”
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Kevin Ansbro
“Pah! I wave my cuff at hindsight as it it were a bothersome fly. Life can only be lived forwards, Ulysses. All that matters is what you do now.”
Kevin Ansbro, The Fish That Climbed a Tree

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