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The Flowering by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

I can never thank my local library enough for their regular cleaning out of old books, and selling them to folks like me. The other day, the little old lady at the desk…(she’s really not old, but she is little,) … Continue reading

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The Wedding Bargain by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

Another quick stop at my local library, has yielded treasure again. However, I don’t know exactly what has happened to me, with regard to my personal preference in books, but I have found an incredible peace in this author’s works. … Continue reading

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The Bishop’s Mantle by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

“Grandy was dead. The man who had been father to him since childhood, who had been both mentor and comrade through all the years, was gone. And now in the first great crisis of his life he was to be … Continue reading

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The Moneyman by Thomas B. Costain

I must be one of the most blessed people in all the world, when it comes to acquiring great reads very inexpensively. It’s either this, or I have in my community one of the most gracious public libraries ever, as … Continue reading

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Reunion by Karen Kingsbury with Gary Smalley

This is  the 5th book in this five book series, ( I only found 3 for sale at my local library,) but again, I have to emphatically say that for $.10 each,  it has been so worth it! My last … Continue reading

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The Man In The Grey Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson

In 1955 there was an English instructor at the University of Buffalo. He had a wonderful wife, Elise Pickhardt Wilson who was as instrumental in this, what I consider, his most famous novel, “The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit,” … Continue reading

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Rejoice by Karen Kingsbury with Gary Smalley

This is actually the 4th book in a 5 book series, (of which I only found 3 for sale at my local library,) but for the price of only $.10 apiece they have been so worth it!  My previous post … Continue reading

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Return by Karen Kingsbury with Gary Smalley

There is an old saying, “You are what you eat.” I think another equally viable statement would be, “You are what you READ.” I know that at least it is for me. Again, on one of my bi-weekly sojourns to … Continue reading

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The Long Rain by Peter Gadol

Again, on one of my many expeditions to my local library, I came across this novel, “The Long Rain” by Peter Gadol.  I had never heard of this writer, but intrigued by the contemporary design of the dust cover, and … Continue reading

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Last Lessons of Summer by Margaret Maron

I found this book, “Last Lessons Of Summer,” by Margaret Maron at my favorite bookseller; my public library. The reason it caught my attention was, believe it or not, the dust jacket. It just looked interesting, an unoccupied retro chair, … Continue reading

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