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Book Review: The Farm by Tom Rob Smith

Who Can You Trust? Daniel, the narrator of Tom Rob Smith’s first stand-alone psychological thriller The Farm (after the Child 44 trilogy), is a somewhat unsuccessful landscape designer in London. He thinks that his parents are retired landscape retailers now … Continue reading

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Book Review: Skunks by Sandra Markle

My son and I recently attended an event at the library where the presenter spoke about a variety of animals including skunks.  This caught my son’s attention immediately, and he wanted to check out books about skunks.   I helped him … Continue reading

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Book Review: Smart Money, Smart Kids – Raising the Next Generation to Win with Money by Dave Ramsey & Rachel Cruz

In Dave Ramsey’s new book Smart Money, Smart Kids: Raising the Next Generation to Win with Money, co-authored with his daughter Rachel Cruz, the big question is: “Why don’t we teach our children common-sense money principles?” Handling personal finances is … Continue reading

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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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