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Review: The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, by David Wroblewski

I read this book for my book club but did not finish it. This is the author’s first and so far only book and it received uniformly glowing reviews from many sources as well as being an Oprah Book Club book. 83 more words

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Crusty Mavis vs. The Imbecile

Mavis’s leathery cheeks molded themselves into an almost imperceptible smile as she watched, through yellowed eyes, the commotion on the beach. Celebrity debutante Harris Pilton had arrived with her entourage that morning and was busy posing for her photo shoot. 89 more words

Writing

A reader said she hated my novel, and I loved her words!

I recently heard from one of the earliest readers of my debut novel Dream’s Sake. She said that when she first read the book, she hated it. 454 more words

Book Reviews

A Sister's Hope~ review

Sisters of Holmes County: Book Three- A Sister’s Hope by Wanda E. Brunstetter

Young Amish woman Martha Hostettler is bewildered and very worried about continuing attacks on her family. 255 more words

Fiction

All This Time: Chapter 3 - Better in Time

“Deb could you bring me a cup of black coffee, please.” Joe requested over a speaker that linked directly to her executive assistant’s desk.

Debbie wasn’t just her assistant; they had also been best friends since they were little. 1,280 more words

Love

Guarded~ review

Book Review 

Guarded by Kirsten Lasinski

Emily Blyton is a forty year old divorcee living alone in her hometown. All her life, she struggled with accepting herself and being loved, rejecting the idea that God could love her or that He even exists. 219 more words

Fiction

A man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Title: A man Called Ove

Author: Fredrik Backman

Genre: General Fiction

Opening line: “…Ove is fifty-nine …”

Blurb: Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon; with staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. 854 more words

General Fiction