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5 Books to transport you back in time

Part of the joy of reading is traveling to other places and times, while never leaving home. I love reading books set in other places, because it takes me somewhere I want to go, or introduces me to a place to add to my long travel wish list. 874 more words


Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Told through the memories of Jacob Jankowski, who’s unsure of his age, the date, or where he is at times, Jacob remembers his time during the Great Depression after his parents untimely death and the time he spent with the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth. 367 more words

Book Reviews

It's November!

Halloween night I spent multi-tasking: handing out Halloween candy and visiting with the parents (the only trick-or-treaters we get are people we know, all of four families), watching the movie… 345 more words

At Water's Edge by Sara Gruen

I gave this book 4/5 stars.

I really like this book. Being honest I really didn’t expect too much from this when I picked it up but I was wrong. 170 more words


Thirty Days

“Thirty days and nights of literary abandon! No plot? No problem!”

As we head into November, I thought I’d give anyone who has been noodling around a novel project a heads up: National Novel Writing Month (also known as NaNoWriMo) is almost upon us. 340 more words

At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen

4.25 / 5 lilies

At the Water’s Edge is Sara Gruen’s fifth novel published earlier this year. I read and absolutely adored Water for Elephants  614 more words


Book Review: AT THE WATER'S EDGE By Sara Gruen

After disgracing themselves at a high society New Year’s Eve party in Philadelphia in 1944, Madeline Hyde and her husband, Ellis, are cut off financially by his father, a former army colonel who is already ashamed of his son’s inability to serve in the war. 686 more words