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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Wow, I loved this book and if you haven’t read it, run out and buy it or download it and sink your teeth into this novel.  I don’t think you will be able to put the book down. Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See is brilliant; he brings the story to life and you will just want to hang within the pages, never leaving.

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No Rest for the Dead by Sandra Brown

How are you all doing?  I hope you are enjoying your summer and finding time to read that one book you have been dying to jump into. Don’t know what has happened to my summer so far, but I have barely cracked a book and am struggling to keep up with book club. No Rest for the Dead by Sandra Brown was chosen for our July get-together, I was intrigued.  Have you heard about the book?

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Country by Danielle Steel

  Good morning, Our May gray has started here along the coast of So. California, and it sure makes for cozy reading in the mornings.  It is my hope that you all are finding some time to curl up with a good book and maybe a cup of tea or coffee.  Before long summer will be upon us and then it is time for iced tea and iced coffee. I know I have mentioned to you how much I love a Danielle Steel book and I have several on my Kindle just itching to be read.  Country is not her

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Safari; A Memoir of a Worldwide Travel Pioneer

  Safari; A Memoir of a Worldwide Travel Pioneer by Geoffrey Kent is a well written book by the brilliant businessman who with his parents created and built the luxury travel tour company Abercrombie and Kent. I don’t typically review travel books on the blog, but this one I really want to share with you.  If you are a an armchair traveler, you will enjoy the stories.  If you are looking for an adventure and inspiration to get out to somewhere new this book will do that for you.

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A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Happy May everyone!  I hope you are enjoying some beautiful spring weather; maybe even a little time to sit outside and read in the sunshine. I know I have asked you all this before, but do you have a favorite book that after you finished it, the story and characters hung out with you for awhile? A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman is one of those books for me.  Ove wiggled his way into my heart, and is still sitting there.

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A Moment in Connemara; An Irish Love Story by Annie Quinn

  A Moment in Connemara is a love story set between the United States and Ireland.  The book, written by Annie Quinn is the love story of the author and her second husband Noel Quinn.  The book was inspired by her journal writings and her decision to write the story for Noel’s family so they would know more about him and his life between Ireland and the States.

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The Prodigal Son by Danielle Steel

I love Danielle Steel books, there I said it!  They are my guilty pleasure and go to novels when I want something fun to read.  I can’t ever put them down and usually end up reading the book until 2 or 3 in the morning because I need to know how it ends. Running a little behind, usually I have the newest book read within days of it coming out, but it’s done. Prodigal Son is a little different from most of her books, without giving the story away, this one is a really great book.  We all have become

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Memoir of the Sunday Brunch by Julia Pandl

Memoir of the Sunday Brunch by Julia Pandl has been hanging on my Kindle for a long time, and it was time to devour the pages.  I didn’t read any reviews on the book, didn’t know much about it, but loved the cover and title, who doesn’t love Sunday Brunch? Memoir of the Sunday Brunch is a funny, coming of age story of growing up with 9 sibling and two parents living in the Midwest in much simpler times.  Times when kids roamed their neighborhoods, pranks were a common occurrence, chores were handed out and moving was part of life.

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The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom

Happy March! March is my month for hosting book club and I chose to have the group read The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom. Have you read any of his books?  I love them. Mitch Albom’s books are unique, make you think and each one draws you in to the story unlike so many others. The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto is one of the unique stories and I managed to slide right into the characters lives and live there until I sadly finished the last page.

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