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Pilgrims: A Lake Wobegon Romance*****

Oh my stars. Keillor is at his finest here. I’ve never read anything funnier. Every now and then I permit myself to read a title that isn’t a new release but that I’ve been considering reading for a long time. 626 more words

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Bonita Faye, by Margaret Moseley****

Brash Books has a new release, and it’s exactly the kind of novel you’d want to take to a warm sandy beach, or perhaps just to curl up with while the snow falls. 312 more words

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Book Review: The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt

The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt, by Tracy Farr, is the fictional memoir of an octogenarian musician who has lived through two world wars and across four continents. 657 more words

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A Summer Paradise: We Were Liars - By E. Lockhart

We Were Liars is about the Sinclairs, an ideal WASPy family: the patriarch, his three daughters, and their families. In summers, the clan retreats to its private island off Martha’s Vineyard. 227 more words


The Hours - By Michael Cunningham

The Hours follows a day in the lives of three women: Clarissa Vaughan, known fondly as ‘Mrs Dalloway’ by her closest friend, is planning a party one New York morning; Laura Brown, living in a Los Angeles suburb in the 1950s, struggles to maintain her conventional position as mother and wife to her perfect family; and Virginia Woolf who, recovering in a London suburb after a bout of depression, is writing… 354 more words

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A Modern Classic of Storytelling: The Alchemist - By Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist follows a shepherd boy’s spiritual journey: his dreams, successes, and the obstacles that he must overcome. Santiago, the shepherd boy, has been having a recurring dream in which a girl leads him to the pyramids, telling him of his treasure there. 357 more words

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Fictional Memoirs: Life Abundantly

The day came as it did the year before.

Music lifted throughout the air as friends and family gathered near. Laughter and smiles followed by big welcoming bear hugs. 139 more words