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Go: A Coming of Age Novel by Kazuki Kaneshiro, Translated by Takami Nieda

This novel about a young man of Korean ethnicity growing up in Japan was written in 2000 but its message could not be more prescient or apt to our own current political and social situation. It is a novel about … Continue reading

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Away Message: At the beach! Will be back next week.

Reading many books on my vacation which I will share on my blog when I return. Meanwhile, you can enjoy this picture of the beach where we are staying! Wish you were here! Brenda’s Rating: ******(6 Out of 5 Stars) Recommend … Continue reading

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A Midsummer’s Equation by Keigo Higashino

For Professor Yukawa the invitation to speak at a conference concerning underwater mining held at a once popular seaside resort, seemed like an opportunity to get away from his work, enjoy the scenery and relax. But when a body is … Continue reading

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Age of Myth, Age of Swords and Age of War by Michael Sullivan

I was introduced to Michael Sullivan when I read the Riyria Revelations and met his characters Hadrian and Royce, two unlikely anti-heros. Needless to say, Sullivan got my attention with his skillful world making, great character development and inventive plots.  … Continue reading

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After the Wedding!

I missed my regular posting day on Friday because we were decorating the church. Now that the wedding is over and I have a little bit of time, I thought I would update you with some pictures! All those bins … Continue reading

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Wedding Central-Eight More Days to the Big Day!

Usually I try to get my book reviews done ahead of time when I know that I am going to be busy.  But this time,  preparing for the June 30 wedding of Daughter Number 2, things just got away from … Continue reading

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The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

When you are in the hands of a master story teller you can feel it! You are able to relax into the story and trust that the author will guide you through even the most fantastical of  tales. Arden is … Continue reading

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