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Mary Doria Russell - The Sparrow (1996)

Growing up in a Catholic household, I was raised, especially by my Grandmother, to believe that the Jesuits could do no wrong. Obviously as I grew up and became disillusioned with the Church I turned more cynical and didn’t necessarily subscribe to her views. 271 more words


The Sparrow

This afternoon I finished reading The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell. This book took me a very long time to get through. While reading I moved and settled into my new home – big stuff! 305 more words

The Sparrow

“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care.” – Matthew 10:29… 307 more words


The Sparrow // Review

The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell. Published 1997 by Ballantine Books. 431 pages

This book came out 18 years ago– the year I was born. Many people, much more eloquent than I have written and talked about this book. 319 more words


Book Review: The Sparrow

“Kinda spooky, ain’t it. Hell of a lot of coincidences. Like we say back home, when you find a turtle settin’ on top of a fencepost, you can be pretty damn sure he didn’t get there on his own.”

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2016: The Word Domination Tour

My years of “required” reading are behind me, and I’m happy about that. I was a good English student in high school and then an English major in college, which means that every year I had dozens of volumes I… 1,239 more words


The Best of 2015

Well, after all that confession, let’s get back to the books, shall we? Everyone has been so very supportive and I appreciate it so much. Nevertheless, haven’t stopped reading or even really slowed down and there are plenty of books to talk about. 314 more words