Monthly Archives: February 2011

Faith and Fiction Round Table: Certain Women by Madeleine L’Engle

Title: Certain Women Author: Madeleine L’Engle Genre: Literary fiction Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library First line: The Portia, a shabbily comfortable fifty-foot boat, was tied up at the … Continue reading

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Books I can’t bring myself to read

I’m all for variety in my reading – I read almost every genre, with a few exceptions: horror, erotica, self-help. (I will say, however, that a few of the paranormal novels I’ve read border on horror, i.e. The Passage.) I … Continue reading

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What my kids are reading #2

It’s been almost a year since I posted about what my kids are reading – how did that happen? Here are the books they are currently spending time with: Natalie – age 14: A Kiss in Time by Alex Flinn … Continue reading

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