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The Secret Wisdom of the Earth by Christopher Scotton

When I was at Book Expo last year, I remember Deb Futter, Editor in Chief of Grand Central Publishing, talking about The Secret Wisdom of the Earth and how much she loved the manuscript and  wanted everyone to share in … Continue reading

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A 21st Century Grinch

If your favorite Christmas holiday classic is The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, you might want to give international bestseller, The Man Who Called Ove, a try. Written by Swedish author, Fredrick Backman, the novel starts off with the curmudgeonly Ove. … Continue reading

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On the Hot Topic of Bullying- Read Wonder by Patricia Palacio

I don’t know if I can think a word that has become more talked about in the 21st century then the topic of bullying.  It seems that in our tech-savvy world that the problem of bullying has found new ways … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

Where is the winter weather?  Well if you are looking for a book with a wintry theme, look no further than  debut novel, The Snow Child, by Eowyn Ivey.  This book is based on the Russian fairy tale , Snegurochka, … Continue reading

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A Lady Cyclist’s Guide to Kashgar by Suzanne Joinson

This  debut novel was such an intriguing read.  Told in two narratives, and moving from past to present. this story presents the theme of culture clash from opposing viewpoints.  The first voice is that of Eva English, who want to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sister by Rosamund Lupton

If you are looking for a different kind of thriller, look no further than the debut novel, Sister, by Rosamund Lupton.  There is nothing stronger that the bond between sisters so when Beatrice Hemming finds out her younger sister, Tess, … Continue reading

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