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Kid Lit Review of “The Music in George’s Head” by Suzanne Slade

If you read this blog, you might have guessed that I am a big George Gershwin fan. I used to have an LP of Gershwin himself playing “Rhapsody in Blue” and played it so much that it sort of disintegrated. … Continue reading

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Review of “Finding Fraser” by K.C. Dyer

The story is about Emma Sheridan, who, at 29, having been fired from her job and with no romantic prospects, drops everything to leave Chicago, travel to Scotland, and maybe find her own Jamie Fraser as in the Outlander series … Continue reading

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Review of “The Unexpected Everything” by Morgan Matson

This young adult book takes place in the summer before Andie Walker’s senior year in high school in Stanwich, Connecticut. Andie, who is 17, and her three BFFs, Palmer, Bri, and Toby, hang out together constantly. In fact, Bri and … Continue reading

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Review of “To Capture What We Cannot Keep” by Beatrice Colin

This historical novel that begins in 1886 imagines a relationship between one of the engineers working on the Eiffel Tower, Émile Nouguier, and a Scottish widow, Caitriona (Cait) Wallace, who is temporarily staying in Paris. Cait has come as a … Continue reading

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Book Review of “Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower’s Campaign for Peace” by Alex Von Tunzelmann

Note: This review is by my husband Jim. A number of crises since 1945 have propelled the world to the brink of another global war, which is why it is so critical for a powerful nation like the United States … Continue reading

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