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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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Damascus Countdown by Joel C. Rosenberg

I have to say thanks once again, to my friend Leslie, who introduced me to this wonderful author back in 2009. The first book of his I ever read, was “The Last Jihad.” I guess that ever since I began … Continue reading

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Spencer’s Mountain by Earl Hamner, Jr.

Strolling down the “Books for Sale” shelves at my local library, (one of my all time favorite past times), I came across this incredible find, “Spencer’s Mountain” by Earl Hamner, Jr.  Published in 1961, this 247 page masterpiece was written … Continue reading

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The Dedicated by Willa Gibbs

In perusing the “For Sale” shelf at my local library, where you can always find me at noon just about every Wednesday, I noticed this one, “The Dedicated” by Willa Gibbs.  When I read inside the front cover, it had … Continue reading

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Root Of All Evil by E.X.Ferrars

Sometimes I just like to take a chance, and read an author that I have never heard of. My local library easily allows me to do this with their many offerings of books for sale. For $.25 (a mere two-bits), … Continue reading

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