Author Archives: CarrieK

The “I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book” Challenge: The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Title: The Poisonwood Bible Author: Barbara Kingsolver Genre: Literary fiction, historical fiction Publisher: Harper Flamingo Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library Number of pages: 543 First line: Imagine a ruin so strange it … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon – August 24, 2014

So, I thought car problems were supposed to happen in threes? I had the blowout, the deer, then the dead battery. Then this week, we had gas fumes. Fortunately, it turned out not to be a gas leak, and it … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: The Good Girl by Mary Kubica; Above the Dreamless Dead: World War I in Poetry and Comics, edited by Chris Duffy; and House and Home by Kathleen McCleary

Title: The Good Girl Author: Mary Kubica Genre: Thriller Publisher: Harlequin Mira Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library Number of pages: 350 First line: I’m sitting at the breakfast nook sipping from a … Continue reading

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