Monthly Archives: April 2017

Books to Read For an Alaskan Cruise! (Part One)

This summer our extended family is going on an Alaskan cruise! There will be 20 of us and we will be celebrating some important milestones on this trip, from birthdays (80 and 90 years old) to a big 60th wedding … Continue reading

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City of Secrets by Stewart O’Nan

I am often surprised by what I learn reading books, especially historical novels. There are so many details, and interesting things that get lost in the telling when you only talk in general terms about what happened during and after … Continue reading

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All Involved by Ryan Gattis

At 3:15 pm on April 29, 1992, a jury in Los Angeles, considering the case against the police officers charged with the beating of Rodney King, came to a verdict. They acquitted three white police officers and failed to reach … Continue reading

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