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The Warmth of Other Suns

The Warmth of Other Suns:  The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson Published:  2010 by Random House Source:  Received as a gift   I cannot give this book a proper review.  Reading it made me mad, it … Continue reading

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Half Blood Blues

Half Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan Published:  2011 by Serpent’s Tail Source:  Purchased at an independent bookstore  Paris, 1940.  Paris has fallen to the Nazis.  Anyone who can leave the city does.  A group of jazz musicians flee back to … Continue reading

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Carrots ‘N’ Cake

Carrots ‘N’ Cake:  Healthy Living One Carrot and Cupcake at a Time by Tina Haupert Published:  2011 by Sterling Publishing Source:  Purchased   For me, this book is another indication that I might be a little bit too impulsive when I … Continue reading

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Carrots ‘N’ Cake

Carrots ‘N’ Cake:  Healthy Living One Carrot and Cupcake at a Time by Tina Haupert Published:  2011 by Sterling Publishing Source:  Purchased   For me, this book is another indication that I might be a little bit too impulsive when I … Continue reading

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Thoughts on In My Time

In My Time:  A Personal and Political Memoir by Dick Cheney (with Liz Cheney) Published:  2011 by Threshold Editions Source:  Borrowed from the Library   OK, I finished it.  And frankly, it’s kinda boring.   I think I expected a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on In My Time

In My Time:  A Personal and Political Memoir by Dick Cheney (with Liz Cheney) Published:  2011 by Threshold Editions Source:  Borrowed from the Library   OK, I finished it.  And frankly, it’s kinda boring.   I think I expected a … Continue reading

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Paris to the Past

Paris to the Past:  Traveling Through French History by Train by Ina Caro Published:  2011 by W.W. Norton Source:  Borrowed from the library   Either books about Paris and/or France are more prevalent on my radar because I’m contemplating a … Continue reading

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Paris to the Past

Paris to the Past:  Traveling Through French History by Train by Ina Caro Published:  2011 by W.W. Norton Source:  Borrowed from the library   Either books about Paris and/or France are more prevalent on my radar because I’m contemplating a … Continue reading

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Fabulous Small Jews – Stories

Fabulous Small Jews:  Stories by Joseph Epstein Published:  2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company Source:  Purchased   After reading a few pages of the first story of this collection, I immediately thought of one of my favorite writers of all time:  … Continue reading

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Fabulous Small Jews – Stories

Fabulous Small Jews:  Stories by Joseph Epstein Published:  2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company Source:  Purchased   After reading a few pages of the first story of this collection, I immediately thought of one of my favorite writers of all time:  … Continue reading

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