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Behind the Scenes at the Museum

This was the first Kate Atkinson book I ever read and now I read anything & everything she writes.

The best book I never finished on purpose.  See if I finish it Inman dies, if I don't he is still alive

Cold Mountain - 1997 historical U. Civil War novel by Charles Frazier which won the U. National Book Award for Fiction. Superb book and movie.

Case Histories

Case Histories

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bCase Histories/b, once again featuring ex-cop turned private investigator Jackson Brodie.brbrIt is summer, it is the Edinburgh Festival. People queuing for a lunchtime show witness a… read more at Kobo.

"I think we can't go around measuring our goodness by what we don't do - by what we deny ourselves, what we resist and who we exclude. I think we've got to measure goodness by what we embrace, what we create, and who we include. "

Chocolat ~ Joanne Harris : When Vivane Rocher arrives at an old french village and opens a chocolate boutique directly across from the church, Father Reynaud identifies her as a serious danger to the upcoming season of Lent.

Catherine The Great: Portrait Of A Woman: Portrait Of A Woman Book by Robert K. Massie #HeathersPick

Catherine The Great: Portrait Of A Woman: Portrait Of A Woman Book by Robert K.

The New York Times bestselling author of Labor Day and After Her returns with a poignant story about the true meaning—and the true price—of friendship.Alcohol cost Helen her marriage and custody of David, her seven-year-old son. Though she once had aspirations to be an art photographer, she makes ends meet taking pictures of grade-school children and working society parties for a catering company. Recovering from her addiction, she spends her evenings checking out profiles on an online...

Under the Influence

The Moment I Realized I Had A Drinking Problem ~Joyce Maynard-Author of Under The Influence

The Secret History by Donna Tartt | 17 Books To Read After You Graduate High School

The Secret History – Donna Tartt Either she's a little prodigy, or, the story is essentially true.

“I suppose sooner or later in the life of everyone comes a moment of trial. We all of us have our particular devil who rides us and torments us, and we must give battle in the end.”

Rebecca :: Daphne Du Maurier Last night I dreamed of Manderly .Du Maurier knew how to hook you with the first line of her book.


“Why can’t people just sit and read books and be nice to each other?” - The Camel Club by David Baldacci.

Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

Strout is a writer of enormous talent and the owner of a Pulitzer. Here she builds on the characters she introduced in 2016 with My Name is Lucy Barton. Lucy is back, along with various relations a…

Joyce Carol Oates was one of my favorite authors. I suppose all good things must end. We were the Mulvaneys was so touching and perfectly written, but as of late Ms. Oates no longer holds my interest.

We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates. Tells of a seemingly ordinary, successful family who is nearly torn apart when tragedy strikes but finds a way to remain happy and loyal despite rumors, secrets and strife. - on my list to read.

A RELIGION OF ONE'S OWN by Thomas Moore -- The New York Times bestselling author and trusted spiritual adviser offers a follow-up to his classic CARE OF THE SOUL.

A Religion of One's Own: A Guide to Creating a Personal Spirituality in a Secular World by Thomas Moore. Explores the myriad possibilities of creating a personal spiritual style, either inside or outside formal religion.

The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams- Vintage Book- 1975

The Velveteen Rabbit or How Toys Become Real by Margery Williams a 1975 Children’s Vintage Softcover Illustrated Book by yourmamashouse on Etsy