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Buddha by Deepak Chopra

Buddha by Deepak Chopra Once again, Chopra brings to life an historic figure of faith, giving us a view of the humanity, the struggles and the triumphs of Buddha. It is a fascinating story of Prince Siddhartha, who takes on … Continue reading

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Winter’s Bone by Daniel Woodrell

Winter’s Bone by Daniel Woodrell Ree Dolly is only 16, yet is responsible for her 2 younger brothers and her “crazy” mother. Her father, has left, eluding the law because of charges of running a crystal meth lab. Ree sets … Continue reading

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In the Company of Others by Jan Karon

In this second book in The Father Tim series, Father Tim and Cynthia have traveled to a B & B in Ireland for some R & R and soon become involved with owner’s families and other guests. There is a … Continue reading

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Muhammad by Deepak Chopra

This historical novel, Muhammad follows the life of Muhammad from his birth in 570 CE to his death in 632. Each chapter gives the view of a particular person in Muhammad’s circle of friends, family, followers, foes. Muhammad is orphaned … Continue reading

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The source of Miracles by Kathleen McGowan

The Source of Miracles by Kathleen McGowan This book is a guide to using The Lord’s Prayer as a spiritual practice. Each of the 6 main precepts in the prayer corresponds to the petals of a rose often used in … Continue reading

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The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan

This J level book, The Red Pyramid, is an entertaining read – full of Egyptian Mythology, magic, fighting monsters and demons. Sadie and Carter Kane, siblings, have been living separately: Carter has lived with his dad and Sadie with her … Continue reading

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The Book of Love by Kathleen McGowan

The Book of Love is the second in the series: The Magdalene line. Journalist, Maureen Paschal’s research uncovers a diary written by Matilda of Canossa (also referred to as Matilda of Tuscany), an eleventh century warrior countess. In her story, … Continue reading

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The Expected One by Kathleen McGowan

Classed as a Mystery Thriller at the local bookstore and as Fiction at JCL, “The Expected One” follows protagonist journalist, Maureen Pascal as she does research for her new novel. In the process, she discovers ancient mysteries involving the Cathar … Continue reading

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Full Moon Feast by Jessica Prentice

Full Moon Feast by Jessica Prentice (I discovered after I wrote this entry that it is not in the JCL catalog, but is readily available Interlibrary Loan.) Author Jessica Prentice is a professional chef and food activist, co-founder of Locavores … Continue reading

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Clean by Alejandro Junger, M D

Dr Junger is certified in internal medicine and cardiology and practices in New York City. He has also studied Eastern medicine in India and is currently director of integrative medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC. After experiencing a variety … Continue reading

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