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I’m about to leave for my summer vacation and want a good beach read to help me escape. What do you suggest?

There are so many books to choose from, but here are some recent books that make excellent summer vacation beach reads! The Secret of Magic by Deborah Johnson Regina travels into the Deep South to investigate the murder of a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Snow by Orhan Pamuk

Exploring the many meanings of frozen sky water The novel Snow tells a long and involved story of exploration and return from exile, of longing and happiness and the realization of their impossibility, of the role of God in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nothing like a puffin by Sue Soltis

In Sue Soltis’ first children’s book, Nothing like a puffin, she compares and contrasts a playful puffin with every day items.  Is a puffin unique?  Is it similar to a ladder, a newspaper, or a shovel?  How about a goldfish, snake, … Continue reading

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Book Review: One Nation by Ben Carson, M.D.

In One Nation, Dr. Ben Carson lays out a clear action plan for bringing Americans together while he describes many of the factors that have recently and historically pulled Americans apart. Some of the issues discussed are the “PC police, … Continue reading

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What’s In a Name, 50 Years Later…

I was raised in New York City by admittedly sheltering parents. In March 1964, I became aware that something very bad had happened to a woman, though I wouldn’t know details for a while. Her death seemed particularly important to … Continue reading

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