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Work in Progress

Wearing my other hat, as a writer, I thought you might like to hear about the books we have coming out later this year.

Here’s a quick update about what we’re working on at the moment. 168 more words

Books by Edna Ferber

I have read several books by Edna Ferber, recently. I have a couple more books of hers to read.

Her writing speaks to me on many levels, aside from the fact that she began writing in 1911-her first novel, Dawn O’Hara, the Girl Who Laughed. 332 more words


Five Star Treatment - The House on Tenafly Road by Adrienne Morris

The House on Tenafly Road.

About the book
When morphine-addicted Civil War veteran John Weldon marries into the comfortably suburban McCullough family on the eve of Reconstruction and the Indian Wars, life gets complicated. 376 more words

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Umberto Eco, 1980, Il nome della rosa, Milano: Bompiani (I grandi tascabili)

“The Name of the Rose,” in Italian

I first read this book in English long ago, and all I can remember from that time is the feeling of being in the 14th century dressed in gray robes among gray stone buildings. 1,570 more words

Mystery Novels

Book Club: 10 titles for our 2015 January meeting

Recap of our Block Book Club January 2015 meeting
Good books for your week-end!


Recap of the titles we shared .

  1. A Caribbean Mystery (Miss Marple #10) …

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One of My Favorite Authors

Oh my, have I ever been busy reading. I just finished reading James Michener’s amazing novel, The Source. There are reasons he is in the top ten of my favorite authors. 152 more words