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Lies That Comfort and Betray

Posted May 31, 2018

I love historical fiction and mysteries and this book was the perfect mix. Taking place in Victorian-era New York, a Jack-the-Ripper-esque murderer starts to slay young servant women. Prudence MacKenzie, smart, determined, and trained as a lawyer, de…

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The Shadow Land

Posted June 28, 2017

I can’t stop recommending The Shadow Land to friends and family.  Mysterious, sweeping and lyrical, the book takes place in Bulgaria and begins with the story of a young woman looking for a fresh start after the tragic death of her brother…

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It's a Wonderful Life

Posted December 2, 2016

It’s a Wonderful Life (1947) – A great movie for percolating warm, fuzzy feelings and remembering what the season is all about. You might also enjoy Elf (2003) – We’ve watched this one so many times that I know the lines …

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Mountains beyond mountains

Posted November 28, 2016

Since Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti, I’ve heard many people say, “Why can’t Haiti get a break? It seems like thing after thing happens to those poor people…” As one the world’s most destitute countries, it’s t…

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Posted November 6, 2015

Looking for amazing, reliable recipes for the upcoming holiday season? You need to check out this book!

My husband purchased this cookbook for me several years ago, joking that it was really a gift for him so he could enjoy all the delicious food I …

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