Monthly Archives: March 2014

The “I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book!” Challenge: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

Title: State of Wonder Author: Ann Patchett Genre: Contemporary fiction, literary fiction Publisher: Harper Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library Number of pages: 353 First line: The news of Anders Eckman’s death came … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon – March 30, 2014

Time: 8:13 p.m., Saturday evening. Watching Dirty Harry with Dad. Thankful for: Nineteen years of marriage! Tomorrow, Kevin and I celebrate our 19th anniversary. As anyone who has been married for long knows, a good marriage is a blessed thing, … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan; One Hundred Names by Cecilia Ahern; and The Weight of Blood by Laura McHugh

Title: Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares Author: Rachel Cohn and David Levithan Genre: YA contemporary fiction Publisher: Ember Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library Number of pages: 260 First line: Imagine this: … Continue reading

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