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Christine Sharbrough
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I never met a book I didn't like...but there have been many I didn't love.
I never met a book I didn't like...but there have been many I didn't love.

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Random Thoughts
It's been a crazy summer for new releases.  So many great books and so little time!  Of course, time is relative isn't it?  My nana used to say "we make time for things that are important to us."  Indeed. One of my recent favorites is Britt Marie was Here  ...

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The Peacock Throne
I'm a bit late on this
but wanted to talk about  The Peacock Throne  by Lisa Karon Richardson.
 I read previously  Curtain Call  by the same author and it
was wonderful.  The race is on to find
the Indian Peacock Throne after two seemingly unrelated murders...

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Just Add Watercolor
This perfect travel-size book is filled with gorgeous paintings in several different types of watercolor media including digitally enhanced works.  After trying many "beginner" books, I was apprehensive about this one.  Imagine my surprise when I opened it ...

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Great for the Beginning Watercolor Artist
This perfect travel-size book is filled with gorgeous
paintings in several different types of watercolor media including digitally
enhanced works.  After trying many
"beginner" books, I was apprehensive about this one.  Imagine my surprise when I opened it ...

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Comics Buffet
Hello friends! This past week the fun never stopped as I read through a bunch of new comics.  Some new to me and some that were new series.  Here's what was on the menu and my thoughts: Saga  #1 - Yes, I realize that this is an old series but it is very pop...

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Walking Wounded, Uncut Stories from Iraq
Written by Mael & Olivier Morel. This powerful graphic novel provides insight into experiences
of actual soldiers stationed in Iraq. (Bios of the families are listed in the
back) The story is told through a photographer making a raw documentary about the
un...

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Biblical Superheroes for Reluctant Readers
Kregel Publications released the Lion Comic Book Hero Bible in October 2015.  From the back cover:  "Illustrators Siku (Judge Dredd, Manga Bible) and Jeff Anderson (Transformers and Award-winning Angouleme Graphic Bible) recreate the epic stories of the Bib...

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The Photograph by Beverly Lewis
Beverly Lewis's plain people novels are a joy to read and this one is no exception.  Part mystery, part love story The Photograph  is the perfect book to curl up with on a lazy afternoon and savor.  Her well-drawn, realistic characters and authentic portray...

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Luther and Katharina: A Review
Just in time for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation comes a tale of the love story between Martin Luther and Katharina von Bora.  Luther was considered a heretic for his belief that the true faith came from the Bible and not the Roman Catholic church....

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Street God: Drugs to Devotion
Dimas "Daylight" Salaberrios did several stints at Rikers Prison before he was eighteen years old for a variety of crimes including selling drugs.  He dreamed of becoming a Street God like the wealthy dealers in his neighborhood.  With startling honesty, he...
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