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Taming Of The Shrewd

Retirement does not have to be the end of your reign of glory, in fact for Elizabeth Thumberton it was just the beginning.  Sitting on her porch enjoying her first cup of coffee for the day she mulled over all the possibilities she had in front of her.  1,768 more words

A Man Called Ove: A Review

What happens when a grumpy old man has to deal with the world? This book. Very funny but a sad ending. You will love and be frustrated by Ove the grumpy old man. 6 more words

Council Of The Grumpy Old Men

Every Tuesday afternoon at the local coffee shop, Mortie, Omar and Dave gathered for their weekly gab session. They referred to it as the Council of the Grumpy Old Men. 265 more words


A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

I literally laughed out loud and cried several times reading this (in public too). I absolutely loved it. I gave a copy to my mother, and she loved it too and immediately asked for another recommendation ( 332 more words

Highly Recommended

Blurbs From the Branch: A Man Called Ove

Recently, a patron came up to me, turned in a book and said, “This is the best book I’ve read in ten years!  Tell everybody about it!” The book she was talking about is… 194 more words


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The Hotel Anderson

Katy and I were on a road trip scoping out colleges. We drove north, through Wisconsin to LaCrosse, then west, over the river and through the woods to our first college visit, a night’s rest, then onward and upward to the Twin Cities. 667 more words