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Monthly Archives: August 2014

This Is The Story of A Happy Marriage

I started crying after about half a chapter of this book.  Pure jealousy.  Ann Patchett can write like Michael Phelps can swim.  Like Bill Clinton can work a crowd.  Impressive and deceptive.  Can’t be that easy!  This book of essays covers everything from — of course — her marriage to her dog, her bookstore, her […]

Home Sweet Anywhere

Part memoir, part travel guide, totally inspirational.  Lynne and Tim Martin sell their house at age 70 and hit the road, living in Argentina, Mexico, France, England, and Ireland all in one year, determined to be locals and not tourists and to embrace their philosophy of “postpone nothing.”  YES!

Laugh With The Moon

Middle school novel by Shana Burg about 13-year old Clare Silver, taken to Malawi by her doctor father in the wake of her mother’s death.