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Keeping Lucy by T. Greenwood
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I have been a fan of T. Greenwood’s writing for quite some time. I have also been disappointed once before, but never to the degree that I was disappointed in this novel.

For me, the pacing was off completely. As I was reading, I felt like someone sat
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Haenyeo is the Japanese name for the sea women who, through careful husbandry, harvest the sea through various seasons of production and restoration. On Jeju Island, south of mainland Korea, they called themselves jamsu, jamnyeo, or jomnyeo, which ar ...more
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In Andy Carpenter’s household, his wife Laurie and adopted son Ricky hold fast to the idea that Christmas begins with Thanksgiving and doesn’t end until the end of January. For me, it just ended today when I finished this novel.

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In this second novel of the Poldark family saga from the late 1780’s in Cornwall, Ross makes an off-hand comment about a couple of possible ways to break the monopoly of the companies bidding for copper and keeping the prices at less than poverty lev ...more
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" da wrote: "great review, Jaline - this was indeed a great book - I loved the audio version especially"

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Welcome to the small town of Holt, Colorado and its surround countryside. I am not sure how it happened that I read this trilogy completely backwards, but now that I have read the last one (the first one last as any good backwards reader will tell yo ...more
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Address Unknown by Kathrine Kressmann Taylor
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Words have power. We readers know that as we find ourselves moved to tears, beside ourselves with outrage, or smiling at the foibles of our fellow humans – and ourselves.

Spoken words have power, too. Charismatic leaders and fanatic leaders know this,
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Becoming is a memoir of a famous person, Michelle Obama, the first black First Lady in the United States who lived with her husband, President Barack Obama, and their two daughters, Malia and Sacha in the White House for eight years. During that time ...more
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Charles William Eliot
“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”
Charles W. Eliot

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
Theodore Roosevelt

Robert Frost
“In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.”
Robert Frost

Abraham Lincoln
“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”
Abraham Lincoln

Anaïs Nin
“The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say.”
Anais Nin

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