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Songs Unfinished, by Holly Stratimore (2015)

(nb: I received a review copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley) In many ways, love is like music. It can soar with passion and verve, or it can ring dissonant and harsh. In most relationships, we experience … Continue reading

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Finn Finnegan (The Adventures of Finn MacCullen #1), by Darby Karchut (2013)

When Finn (don’t call me Finnegan) MacCullen arrived at Knight Gideon Lir’s house to begin his apprenticeship, he had no idea what he’d be in for. The same goes for readers just starting The Adventures of Finn MacCullen series. Book … Continue reading

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God is NOT Good: How Religion Poisons Everything, by Christopher Hitchens (2009)

This is the part where I tell you that I’m neither an atheist nor an agnostic. I was raised Protestant, dipped a toe in Catholicism, and came out with my own system of beliefs. They are just that: my own … Continue reading

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4 to 16 Characters, by Kelly Hourihan (2013)

Searching for Jane, Lost in The Internet Jane Shilling’s life is a mess. Her mother died a year ago in a car crash, and her father has spent the time in a mournful, alcoholic haze. Rachel is perky, funny, and … Continue reading

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15 Day Book Blogger Challenge: Day 6 “Describe How You Shop for Books”

I’m big on the Amazon Wish List. When I read a Goodreads or book blog review about a new book that sounds interesting, I’ll add it to my Amazon Wish List. When it’s payday, or I get my birthday or … Continue reading

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The Judging (The Corescu Chronicles, Book One), by Ellen C. Maze (2011)

bookshelves: series, fiction, ya-paranormal Read in January, 2013 When I began reading “The Judging,” I had no idea it was considered by many to be a “Christian Thriller.” I found this out afterwards. For some reason, that description is a … Continue reading

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The Philadelphia Story (1940)

“The Philadelphia Story” is your typical girl is ready to marry boy, but girl’s ex shows up, along with two undercover reporters pretending they’re friends of girl’s brother, but girl’s ex tells girl that reporters are reporters (deep breath) screwball … Continue reading

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