Author: Cathie H

Beginner’s Greek

by James Collins Beginner’s Greek is a romantic comedy. It is light and frothy and requires that you take leave of the humdrum, everyday world

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Pigeon Enlgish

by Stephen Kelman “Advise yourself.” This is a book that may break your heart, but you will enjoy every minute of it. When I read

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Bel Canto

by Ann Patchett   In the novel Bel Canto we are introduced to a diverse cast of characters: Mr. Hosokawa is the CEO of a

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The Blind Assassin

by Margaret Atwood “Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge.” Suicide? Accident? What happened? This intriguing book

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Corduroy Mansions

by Alexander McCall Smith It is always good news when Alexander McCall Smith creates a new series. I am a big fan of this writer

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Death in Holy Orders

by P. D. James St. Anselms is a seminary of the High Anglican church located on a wild and lonely stretch of coastline in East

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The Stolen Child

By Keith Donohue When a child is stolen by the fairies, he remains forever a child until the time comes—maybe 100 years later—when he can

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The Ice Road

by Stefan Weydenfeld On August 23, 1939, Germany and Russia signed a secret non-aggression treaty known as the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. According to the terms of

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The Middle Heart

Bette Bao Lord Three unlikely friends forge a bond of loyalty and duty to country that they will remember all their lives in this poignant

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the Library: Wolf Hall

by Hilary Mantel The world of the English Tudors, particularly that of Henry VIII, is well-known to most of us. We studied about it in

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Christmas Reads!!!

A few days until Christmas, and Cathie H provides you with a great list of novels and short stories to keep you in the spirit!

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The Mystery of Holy Night

Dietrich Bonhoeffer Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German theologian and pastor who is probably best known for his courageous opposition to Adolph Hitler in Germany. He

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The Tale of Hill Top Farm

By Susan Wittig Albert Picture the English Lake District; the rolling hills and sparkling lakes under a vivid blue sky. Of course, plump white sheep

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Noah’s Compass

“Face it: I haven’t exactly covered myself with glory. I just don’t seem to have the hang of things somehow. It’s as if I’ve never

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A Movable Feast

“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man then wherever you go for the rest of your life it

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The Lacuna

“Laguna? The lagoon? No, lacuna. He said it means a different thing from lagoon. Not a cave exactly but an opening, like a mouth that

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All the ideas, advice, and opinion six decades can provide… and maybe a little wisdom.

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All the ideas, advice, and opinion six decades can provide… and maybe a little wisdom.