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November Books: Featuring an Arabian Bohemian Rhapsody, Indian Heroines & Metaphorical Bees (with a Possible Batman Cameo)

So it’s November. Meaning only one thing: it is time for November Books!! Perhaps you noticed that we sort of skipped October Books. That was purely an accident of fate, since… 780 more words


On Vacation.

I’ve been plugging away for over a year now building a writing career.  I am raising two little boys and playing the role of a 1950’s housewife.   624 more words

The Secret Life of Bees.

Did you know, the reason beekeepers overalls are white is that bees can’t see white? This is according to the renowned bee researcher at the Agricultural Research Council, Mike Allsopp. 1,140 more words

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Why you should join a book club

At the end of last year my friends and I formed a book club. This is the first time I had belonged to a book club so I wasn’t sure what to expect! 850 more words

Alyson Foster

Top 5 Wednesday: Books to Read This Year

This week’s Top 5 Wednesday is all about the books I want to finish before the end of the year. Let’s get started!

1. One Thousand and One Nights 
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Top 5 Wednesday

The Secret Life of Bees

by Sue Monk Kidd

Found on the shelves of our new home, again, a book I would not have selected had I read the cover, but one I couldn’t read fast enough once I started. 561 more words

Book Review

Virtual Book Club: The Secret Life of Bees and July Selection Announcement!

Sorry (I ain’t sorr’) to say that this is not a spoiler free review. I guess I figure if a book has been around long enough for the movie version to be past the New Release rack, it’s all fair game. 910 more words