Monthly Archives October 2017

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Happy Halloween, I just finished the Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline and thoroughly loved the story.  The book was published several years ago and has been sitting on my Kindle just waiting for me to finally pick it from the list. The Orphan Train is a historical fiction book that tells one girls story of immigration and being put on one of the orphan trains that traveled from the East coast to the Midwest, and was filled with orphaned children.  The children were taught how to present themselves to families looking for foster children or to simply use them
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Dishrags to Dirtbags by Brooke Santina

Happy Fall! Fall is my very favorite time of year.  I look so forward to cooler days, crisp cool nights, changing colors in the leaves and hot apple cider.  But, when you live in Southern California, sometimes fall is just a dream.  We are suffering with Santa Ana winds, hot, dry days and the fires have been tragic.  Yet, I will turn on the a/c, curl up with a blanket, cup of tea and a book to pretend it is fall outside. I have finished some really great books lately, so watch for them on the blog. The first one
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