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Anna Was Here by Jane Kurtz

Anna, a Gold Ribbon Safety Citizen, is prepared for anything except moving from her beloved Colorado home to her father’s small Kansas hometown.  Her father, a minister, is called to accept this post until another can be found.   Most of … Continue reading

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Doll Bones by Holly Black

Zach, Poppy and Alice are at an age where they should be putting away such things as dolls. At least this is what everyone keeps telling them. By using their action figures, Barbies and dolls they have purchased from Goodwill, … Continue reading

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Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral

The book Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral is a love story in the form of a scrapbook; yet it is so much more than a scrapbook, more than just photos.  It is memorabilia from someone’s life, and that someone is Gloria Fleming.   … Continue reading

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The Kingmaker’s Daughter by Philippa Gregory

The Kingmaker’s Daughter is another in the Cousin’s War series by Philippa Gregory. She writes historical fiction in a very realistic way. This latest novel is about the 2 daughters of Richard Neville, a fifteenth century earl that desired his … Continue reading

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Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

When a missing 9-year-old girl from a small town in southern Missouri is found dead and a second has gone missing, Frank Curry, the editor from a small Chicago newspaper, sends Camille Preaker to get the scoop.  Both events just … Continue reading

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Trail of the Spellmans by Lisa Lutz

I listened to Trail of the Spellmans, the fifth book in the Spellman Files series.  As with all of the books in the series, Isabel “Izzy” Spellman is our protagonist.  Izzy is a private eye employed by the Spellman Detective … Continue reading

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Big Miracle (DVD)

While reporter Adam Carlson is on assignment in Barrow, Alaska, he stumbles across the story of three trapped whales.  Big Miracle, a movie inspired by a true story, happened in 1988.  It shows actual footage of the events that unfolded … Continue reading

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Big Miracle (DVD)

While reporter Adam Carlson is on assignment in Barrow, Alaska, he stumbles across the story of three trapped whales.  Big Miracle, a movie inspired by a true story, happened in 1988.  It shows actual footage of the events that unfolded … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Double (DVD)

The Devil’s Double starring Dominic Cooper (bridegroom from Mamma Mia!) is about Latif Yahia, an Iraqi officer forced to become the double for Uday Hussein, Sadam’s oldest son.  Cooper plays both Latif and Uday, and he did a very good … Continue reading

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Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion

Isaac Marion’s debut novel, Warm Bodies is a love story with a twist.  One half of the couple is a zombie and the other is a “warm body”.  A zombie love story was one reason the book presents a fresh perspective on this … Continue reading

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