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Further Reflections on Michael Yankoski's Sacred Year.

A couple week ago I posted my initial thoughts on Michael Yankoski’s The Sacred YearSince that time I have read through part one of the book.   549 more words


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Who Could That Be At This Hour? By Lemony Snicket

Describe it in 25 words or less. Teenage Lemony Snicket is hired by a serious and mysterious detective to steal a mysterious statue but what is the real mystery behind the case? 522 more words

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When By-the-Book Parenting Doesn't Work

Ummmm, I need some help here. Do you see me? Hand raised, face red, embarrassed because my by-the-book parenting skills just don’t always produce the results discussed. 701 more words


A great resource: Good and Cheap by Leanne Brown

There are a lot of cookbooks out there, but none quite as fascinating nor as helpful as Leanne Brown’s Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day… 566 more words

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Jacob Holo's Dragons

About a year ago, I read Jacob Holo’s The Dragons of Jupiter and was more than pleasantly surprised. This is by far one of the best sci-fi books I’ve read in a long time. 302 more words


Book Review: The Big-Flavor Grill

Disclosure: This book was provided free of charge by Blogging for Books in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

The Big-Flavor Grill: No-marinade, No-hassle recipes is all about two things: Big flavors and simple cooking. 378 more words

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Summer House with Swimming Pool by Herman Koch

In brief: Marc, a family doctor, is in trouble. Were his actions simply negligence, or something more sinister as a result of a summer vacation gone wrong? 725 more words

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