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Mailbox Monday

I’m looking forward to reading Only Her by Sandra Owens. Here is the description from Amazon: “Former SEAL sniper Cody Roberts has returned from Afghanistan with too many demons and a simple wish: to be left alone. Working for K2 … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

Two nonfiction books landed in my mailbox this week: Here is the description from Amazon: “Think Michele Guinness meets Bill Bryson. Finding Myself In Britain is a witty, insightful look at faith, identity and the quirks of British life by … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

I was happy to receive a copy of Chain of Title from Audible in my mailbox today. Here is the description from Amazon: “In the depths of the Great Recession, a cancer nurse, a car dealership worker, and an insurance … Continue reading

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Frederick’s Queen

Here is the description of the Audible edition of Frederick’s Queen from Amazon: “There can be no light without darkness, no hope without despair, no love without heartache Some scars can’t be seen When the handsome Frederick Mackintosh offers to … Continue reading

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Herding Cats -”Don’t Let Anybody Tell You It’s Easy”

As these cowboys will tell you, anybody can herd cattle but herding cats –don’t let anybody tell you it’s easy:

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FREE – The book John Grisham says is his “most important”.

Here’s the description from Amazon for the book John Grisham has called his “most important”: “John Grisham says THE TUMOR is the most important book he has ever written. In this short book, he provides readers with a fictional account … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

I love the idea of reading about the Wizard of Oz from the viewpoint of Dorothy’s dog, Toto. Here’s the description from Amazon: “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was written in 1900 by L. Frank Baum. Many other Oz books … Continue reading

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Clever Cats

If any species could form an effective Army despite napping several times a day, it would be cats:) In Cool Cat Mysteries, cat sleuths solve mysteries without missing a nap. How would you describe Bertrum Thumbcat — the cat leader … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

I find people who have overcome adversity more interesting than people who have not and this true story about overcoming unexpected adversity sounds like a doozy. Here is the description from Amazon: “Catherine Chagra and her two sisters, Cindy and … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

Wishing everyone a happy, healthy 2016 filled with wonderful books. Two intriguing non-fiction books landed in my mailbox this week. Here is the description from Amazon: “Ranging from the playful, to the fact-filled, and to the thoughtful, this collection tracks … Continue reading

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