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The Soup and Bread Cookbook: More Than 100 Seasonal Pairings for Simple, Satisfying Meals

Posted January 3, 2018

This cookbook is organized by seasons, so I immediate visited the fall and winter sections.  The pairing of soups and breads is an interesting way to present a cookbook and gave me some great ideas.  This cookbook offers a variety of soups,…

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The Nightingale.

Posted April 28, 2015

The Nightingale is a novel that will stay with you long after you turn the last page. It is powerful, inspirational and at times, very difficult to read. It is the story of two sisters from a French family that was broken by the First World War an…

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Natchez Burning

Posted September 4, 2014

Are you kidding me!? What do you mean I have to wait until April 2015 for the second installment of Greg Iles's Trilogy? How have I not picked up one of this man's books before?

Written during the time that Iles was recovering from a very serious …

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The Invention of Wings

Posted July 30, 2014

Sue Monk Kidd's newest historical fiction novel The Invention of Wings is captivating, as well as thought provoking. Set in the early 1880's, the book parallels the lives of Sarah Grimke, daughter of a prominent Charleston slaveholding family, and a …

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I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban

Posted February 3, 2014

This book is a powerful and moving biography. Malala, a Pakistani girl from the Swat Valley, began a passionate mission at the young age of 11 to fight for girls' right to education in her native homeland. While she had her father's support, Malala…

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As the Weather Gets ColderPosted December 12, 2017

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