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My Favorite Summer Reads of 2017

I had a pretty solid summer of reading and I wanted to showcase some of my favorite reads from the summer!  Here are just a few of them. 578 more words


Trespassing on one’s own ground

Dear Monica,

The atmosphere in your novel Mariana (1940) feels like a bright surface tinted by an added layer of nostalgia, and a pervading sense of loss. 1,154 more words

Scarlet Letters

Books turned into Movies

Many libraries do this theme.  I figured I would give it a try.  You know when a book is about to be turned into a movie or the movie version of a book is about to hit movie theaters when the book all of a sudden has a lot of holds.   887 more words


Priestdaddy by Patricia Lockwood

A book titled Priestdaddy (May 2017) is as raunchy and filled with crucifixes as one might assume. When Patricia Lockwood and her husband are forced to move into her parents’ rectory after having to face overwhelming medical costs, memories of her unusual childhood resurface. 406 more words

Book Publishing

End of Summer Reads

According to the calendar, its still summer! Although were I live, its already starting to feel like fall. So with these last few weeks, my plan was to squeeze in 2 books that I’ve had on my Summer TBR.   168 more words

Book Review

Chase Your Lions: Dream Big

I recently finished the book, In a Pit With a Lion on a Snowy Day by Mark Batterson.

Man oh man, was this a good book! 980 more words

[Book Review: Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner]

Mid-December, and Cambridgeshire is blanketed with snow. Detective Sergeant Manon Bradshaw tries to sleep after yet another soul-destroying Internet date – the low murmuring of her police radio her only solace.
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