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Ironweed by William Kennedy

This one is another one of my ten cent specials, courtesy of my favorite haunt, (what a word…haunt is), which is my local library. All I can say is “diamonds strewn along the curb,” but nobody else must see them, … Continue reading

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The German Suitcase by Greg Dinallo

This is the first time that I have read this author, Greg Dinallo. One of the things I enjoy is learning a little about an author before I read him. Reading is an important investment of our time, and I … Continue reading

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The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain

Can a book also be a cherished memory? I believe so, as this volume, “The Silver Chalice,” by Thomas B. Costain, is so much more than a good read to me. It is a life long companion, a memory, much … Continue reading

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The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas

What a wonderful journey I have just been on. The Robe was published originally in 1942,  my copy is the “thirty-fifth impression, August 1944, and it is a little worn, as it should be.  I came across it, in my … Continue reading

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White Banners by Lloyd C. Douglas

Every once in awhile a book comes along that literally changes your life, and the way you see things. This book by Lloyd C. Douglas, “White Banners” was one of these books for me.  When my grandparents passed away, many … Continue reading

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Bambi by Felix Salten

On one of my visits to our public library, I came across a book that caught my eye, while arresting my memory at the same time. It was “Bambi” by Felix Salten. I thought, “The Walt Disney Bambi?,” but on … Continue reading

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The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Here’s one that I picked up sort of as a “read between reads.” I must have bought it at a library sale, or something like that, as it was just on my overflowing bookshelf. I also have to admit that … Continue reading

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In His Steps by Charles M. Sheldon

I have just experienced one of the most incredible books ever written. What is so awesome is that it was actually written in 1896, as a series of  articles in the “Chicago Advance,” a religious weekly publication. The copy that … Continue reading

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The Last Plea Bargain by Randy Singer

Within the 421 pages of “The Last Plea Bargain (published by Tyndale)  you will gain a real education of the justice system, and how “plea bargaining” affects it.  We’ve heard it all our lives, how the courts of America are … Continue reading

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Hope Valley War by Brock Thoene

Ever notice at wine tastings, they always offer little cubes of cheese or bread to nibble on between the different varieties you are sampling? These are what are known as palate cleansers, and they help to make your taste buds … Continue reading

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