Category Archives: Books

TLC Book Tour and Book Review: The Branson Beauty

Today I am the tour host for Claire Booth’s TLC Book Tour. Join me as I tell you about this delightful new novel. I choose to participate in this blog tour because of the story’s location, Branson, Missouri. Branson is … Continue reading

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The Berlin Kitchen: A Love Story With Recipes by Luisa Weiss

The Wednesday Chef is a food blog begun by Luisa Weiss back in 2005. She started her blog as an effort to work through all the boxes and folders of her clipped recipes. (I think most cooks can identify with … Continue reading

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An Excellent Audiobook: Faithful Place by Tana French

Faithful Place represents an area in the inner city of Dublin, Ireland. It’s a street of old houses made into apartments and primarily lived in by the poor, or people on the “dole.” Frank Mackey grew up crammed together with his … Continue reading

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Book Review: My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

Elizabeth Strout has a way of observing people and then writing about them that really appeals to me. She does not look at someone and see just the public face most people show. No way. Elizabeth Strout likes to find … Continue reading

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