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Best books I’ve read lately

Books are personal. Go to any book club where a group of people read the same book and listen to all the differing opinions. I used to not like to get suggestions from people about good books because my list of books to read is never ending. But, I’ve found that reading suggestions, brings a […]

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What I’ve Been Reading

I’ve been reading a lot of books this summer. Many so-so books but I thought I’d share some of the best. A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris. This was a nice surprise. Different than any other book I’ve read, this story is fresh and fast moving. The characters are three generations of […]

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What I’ve been reading

Here are a few books you may want to check out the next time you visit the library! Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. If you aren’t familiar with the term bardo, in Tibetan Buddhism, it is known as the state between death and rebirth.  This is an imaginative story of President Lincoln visiting […]

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Book Sharing

You know the stereotype of the Italian momma who feeds anyone who comes in the door and sends them home with food? In my family, it’s books that are sent home. I recently visited my 86 year old mom and between her and my older sister, I was given at least 20 book titles of […]