Category Archives: B- Book

A Book Club Choice: The Arsonist by Sue Miller

I’ve said this before — our best book club selections are books in which half the members like the book and the other half don’t. It fills our discussions with so much depth and liveliness. This past week we met … Continue reading

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THE AMERICAN WAY OF EATING

. Subtitle: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table Author: Tracie McMillan Publisher: Scribner 2012 It’s that time of year when we think a lot about special food. Most of us will eat well at our holiday … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dangerous Denial by Amy Ray

Publisher: Barking Rain Press April, 2014 Denying the past proves deadly for BK Hartshaw and Trevor Mayhew in this gripping noir novel where nothing is as it seems. BK is a rising star at a public relations firm, and tonight’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Highway

Author: C.J. Box Publisher: Minotaur, July 2013 Genre: Mystery/Crime Source: Public Library My Rating: B- C.J. Box is an author I just discovered a few months ago when a book club member suggested we read one of his books. [See … Continue reading

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Book Review: Whispers At Midnight

Title: Whispers At Midnight Author: Karen Robards Genre: Romantic Suspense Book Version: Audio CD, Narrated by Pamela Steele Source: Public Library Short Summary: (from author’s webpage) Carly Linton is hell-bent on starting over. After a bruising divorce, she moves back … Continue reading

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Book Review: Heart On A String

by Kris Radish Bantam Books, 2010 My Rating: B- My Synopsis: Five women, complete strangers meet in an airport restroom when one of them accidentally drops her cell phone in the toilet. They instantly band together to keep everyone out … Continue reading

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Social Justice Challenge: Religious Freedom

January is kick-off month for the year long Social Justice Challenge. I joined because there are so many issues I care about. This month the issue is Religious Freedom. Why does religious freedom matter to me? I grew up in … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Seven Dials Mystery

I just finished reading this tenth published novel of Agatha Christie. In it she brought back a familiar place and some familiar characters. The setting is the country estate, Chimneys, which was the setting for her sixth novel, The Secret … Continue reading

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Book Review: Precession

The definition of precession is this: the slow movement of the axis of a spinning body around another axis due to a torque (such as gravitational influence) acting to change the direction of the first axis. Now take that concept/definition … Continue reading

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