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Unbroken

by Laura Hillenbrand Review by Buddy Ellisor How much can a man endure before he gives up? It is said that we all have a

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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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Mere Christianity

Probably most of you are familiar with C.S. Lewis’ works, especially if your children’s required reading included ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’, but

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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 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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Fear the Worst

“I gotta go, she said, walking away and getting into her car. She had her eyes fixed on the road as she drove away, and

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Major Pettigrew

Major Ernest Pettigrew (retired) is a very proper English widower who enjoys a properly brewed cup of tea. He leads a quiet life in Edgecombe

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Saving CeeCee Honeycutt

Great Aunt Tootie. Miz Thelma Rae Goodpepper. Oletta Jones. Violene Hobbs. Gertrude Odel. Sapphire, Miz Obee, and Flossy. They all had a hand in Saving

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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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Who is Hieronymus Bosch?

Hieronymus Bosch is hands -down my favorite literary detective.. …not to be confused with the  15th century artist with whom you’d need to be a

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If you’ve been perusing the summer selections of the Pineknot Farm bookmobile looking for a good book to read, you might have ignored  the one

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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.