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Lynn Gerrard
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A lifelong reader and learner who loves to discuss books!
A lifelong reader and learner who loves to discuss books!

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Literary Wives #25
The Wife by Meg Wolitzer Though this review was almost completed on   Monday, February 6,  I was unable to get it finished  and posted  until almost a whole week later.  Considering my battle with disconnectedness  and depression lately,  I am proud to have...

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Top Ten Tuesday for August 9th!
Today's Top Ten Tuesday topic is open-ended.  I am choosing to follow-up on the topic from July 5th:   The Top Ten Books I Enjoyed  That Have Under 2000 Ratings on Goodreads I'm sure most of you are aware that  this weekly meme is hosted by  The Broke and t...

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Love is really at the heart of life, no matter the location!
Born Under a Million Shadows   by Andrea Busfield This is one of the  very first books the Borders Book Club read.  It is one of my favorite books ever...and particularly of those I've read set in Afghanistan.  While working at Borders I often recommended i...

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Pack mentality? Or simply humanity?
Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis I was not as enamored with this book as others were. And, interestingly, I thought I might not be... Overall, it was simply a bit too brutal for me. Though as a friend of mine pointed out-- in her opinion it was "human nature." ...

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Pack mentality?
Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis I was not as enamored with this book as others were. And, interestingly, I thought I might not be... Overall, it was simply a bit too brutal for me. Though as a friend of mine pointed out-- in her opinion it was "human nature." ...

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Welcome back! To me!! :)
Firstly, allow me to apologize for being away for so very very long! :( My last blog post was October 2nd!!  It has been a whole month! Plus... Geeminy!!  The good news is...I AM BACK!! :) And the even BETTER NEWS is  that I have been released from "work he...

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Literary Wives #23!!
American Housewife by Helen Ellis Here is the NPR review of Helen Ellis' second book in 15 years. The NPR reviewer obviously liked this one much better than I did. Overall, this collection was "okay" for me,  but some of the more gruesome stories were defin...

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Jean Rhys Reading Week September 12-18 2016
JacquiWines Journal is cohosting Jean Rhys Reading Week   this week, September 12-18, 2016! Honestly, I know nothing of Jean Rhys,  but after reading about this event on Jacqui's blog,  I decided to give it a try! I'll be reading  Good Morning, Midnight   a...

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West With the Night--Markham's Autobiography
West With the Night by Beryl Markham (Title links to synopsis.) Markham accomplished several  "female firsts" in her lifetime:  first female licensed  racehorse trainer in Kenya,  first female to complete  a solo flight across  the Atlantic  from east to we...

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My first Vonnegut...uhm...
Slaughterhouse Five   or The Children's Crusade   by Kurt Vonnegut I'm going to assume this was perhaps not the best Vonnegut  to make my first reading experience with this writer. I will try reading Breakfast of Champions next since  one of my friends stat...
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