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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr is about Marie-Laure, a blind French girl, and Werner, a young German soldier, in the besieged town of Saint-Malo in 1944 as the Allies are liberating it.  In alternating narratives, we … Continue reading

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Finding Me in France

Finding Me in France by Bobbi French Published:  2012 by Creative Publishers Source:  Purchased Reading Challenge:  Books on France 2013 Reading Challenge Bobbi French is leading a good life on the surface:  she is a successful psychiatrist, married to a … Continue reading

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Books on France 2013 Reading Challenge

So let me make a New Year’s Resolution early:  I am going to complete reading challenges in 2013! And the first one I’m committing to is:  Books on France 2013 Reading Challenge.  Hosted at Words and Peace, this challenge asks … Continue reading

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Book Beginnings on Friday

Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted at Rose City Reader.  It’s really simple:  Share the first sentence of the book you are currently reading and what it means to you. My beginning this week comes from Crossing the … Continue reading

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