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Christmas, Actually: A Wonderful Collection of Christmas Short Stories

4* – Really Liked It – What I love about short story anthologies is that I’m able to test out new-to-me authors and see if I’d be interested in reading one of their full novels. Christmas, Actually was a great introduction to me for authors Vicki Lesage, Katie Rose Guest Pryal, Cheryl McAlister and Aimee…

The Poisonwood Bible Discussion Questions & Review
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The Poisonwood Bible Discussion Questions & Review

Blurb: 4* – I Really Liked It! – The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver is gorgeous, lyrical, yet brutal and intense. I truly understood what life was like in the 1960’s for the Prices, a missionary family living in the Congo in the 1960’s. I pick up these books set in other cultures to get a true sense of…

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Historical Fiction Set During the Space Race: Baby Rocket by Stephanie Smith Book Review

Synopsis from Goodreads: “Baby Rocket” is the name of a child who, in 1966, was abandoned by her suicidal mother and later found by a policeman in the seat of a children’s rocket ride on Cape Canaveral. The novel is the story of this child’s (Clementine Dance) adulthood discovery of an abandonment she does not…