Bookish On: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah was one of my favorites of 2015, a tale of two sisters set in France under German occupation. Her new novel, The Great Alone has solidified her as a story teller whose novels I will seek out forevermore. The story begins with a family in the early seventies living in […]

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Bookish on: Educated by Tara Westover

The Memoir, Educated by Tara Westover covers the arc of her life. You may ask yourself what kind of memoir that ends as the author comes into her thirties be worth the read? perhaps it is that she was raised by parents that birthed her at home, never saw a doctor, attended a school, and […]

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The Green Unknown: Travels In The Khasi Hills

Patrick Rogers is a Trekker. A traveler, hiker, adventurer of a hidden and little known area of Northeastern India. The Khasi Hills are part of the Garo-Khasi range in the Indian state of Meghalaya, and is part of the Patkai range and of the Meghalaya subtropical forests eco region. Yes, it is a bit off the […]

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2017 – Year In Books & Books

Tis the season to make lists and lists of lists. To begin to think of the New Year. To wipe clean the slate and start new. Reading Challenges will pop up along with list like these. The books I read and loved. My Challenge this year was Growth. Among them was a Newbery Award Winner […]

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At Home on Sunday

They themselves had no idea of what manner of men they were. One of them once, seeing himself in a mirror that passed on a van of household goods, had cried out, “There is an ugly fellow!” (Pearl Buck, The Good Earth) Yesterday, Sunday, was a busy day in our home. It was the first […]

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