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I’ll Be Seeing You by Suzanne Hayes and Loretta Nyhan

I’ll Be Seeing You, Suzanne Hayes and Loretta Nyhan Harlequin Mira, 313 pages ISBN 9780778314950   It’s 1943, and Glory Whitehall doesn’t know how much more she can stand.  Robbie, her two year old son, is always into mischief, another … Continue reading

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Magic in the Backyard by Kellie Elmore

This is the second post in this week’s three-part series of new and self-published authors.  You can visit Kellie at http://www.kellieelmore.com Magic in the Backyard, Kellie Elmore Winter Goose Publishing, 131 pages ISBN 9780985154820 Kellie Elmore moved to southern Tennessee … Continue reading

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The Rosie Project, Graeme Simsion

The Rosie Project, Graeme Simsion HarperCollins, 324 pages ISBN 9781443422666 Genetics professor Don Tillman organizes his fridge around a seven-day preplanned supper rotation. He follows a rigid daily schedule, considers a Gore-Tex jacket perfectly acceptable attire for fine dining, and … Continue reading

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Gift from the Sea, Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Gift from the Sea, Anne Morrow Lindbergh Pantheon, 144 pages ISBN 9780679732419 Anne Morrow Lindbergh was a writer and aviator.  She was married to Charles Lindbergh, and together, they had six children.  Understandably exhausted from her busy life, Lindbergh travelled … Continue reading

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1982 by Jian Ghomeshi, with bonus Moxy Fruvous video

1982, Jian Ghomeshi Penguin, 284 pages ISBN 9780670066483   1982 was a pretty important year: Ronald Reagan was shot, the Falklands War happened, Canada repatriated the constitution, the Commodore computer was released, it was early days of the New Wave … Continue reading

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The Cricket on the Hearth: A Fairy Tale of Home by Charles Dickens

The Cricket on the Hearth:  A Fairy Tale of Home, Charles Dickens Bradbury & Evans, 174 pages Viewed online through the Internet Archive Charles Dickens has often been credited with the invention of contemporary Christmas.  For Dickens, Christmas was a … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs by Alison Lurie

Foreign Affairs, Alison Lurie Random House, 280 pages ISBN 0821976312 On a crowded flight across the Atlantic, anglophile Vinnie Miner wishes desperately for a bit of peace.  Vinnie, a middle-aged professor at Corinth University, would prefer to spend the flight … Continue reading

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