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Shopping Cart Annie by Cordy Fitzgerald

Shopping Cart Annie was given to me by a dear friend who knows the author personally, so I very much hoped I would enjoy the novel by Cordy Fitzgerald. The book is set partly in Colorado and partly in Afghanistan. It is a complex mystery which crosses continents and decades and deserves concentration and consideration. …

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Oil Legends of the Rockies by John Barton with Jean Torkelson

My reading went slightly off piste this week when I read the non-fiction book Oil Legends of the Rockies: The Remarkable 60-Year Quest for Oil, Power, and Money in Denver and the Rocky Mountain West by John Barton with Jean Torkelson recommended to me by my old high school friend, John M King IV. Oil Legends of the …

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Turquoise Summer by Mary Beth Lagerborg

Our friend Maureen came to visit recently. She brought with her Turquoise Summer by Mary Beth Lagerborg. Mary Beth is a personal historian who captures clients’ memoirs or family stories in custom-published books. She is already the author of nine non-fiction books, and is co-creator, with Mimi Wilson, of the ultimate do-ahead dinner technique, Once-A-Month Cooking. …

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The Divorce and Doom of Simon Pastor by Pete Deakon

I recently returned home from my high school reunion in Englewood, Colorado, USA. When I was at high school Englewood was distinct from Denver, now it is really just a suburb. When I got back, I was amused that the next book on my “to read” book was The Divorce and Doom of Simon Pastor …

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How Do I Find A Good Book Editor? by guest author Gayle Gross

– Editing is a fine art. You want to choose someone with skill. – Relationship is important. You want someone you can relate to. – Experience with your topic and genre is crucial. – Someone who knows the current book market makes a difference. – A good editor is un-biased. Settling for one, two, or …

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