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But Inside I’m Screaming by Elizabeth Flock

But Inside I’m Screaming by Elizabeth Flock was a really good read.  I enjoyed it thoroughly, although perhaps it is not a book to be enjoyed. It is possibly more accurate to say that I connected with the book. The main character is Isabel Murphy who is a successful international broadcast journalist, loving wife, perfect daughter …

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The Healing of Luther Grove by Barry Gornell

I lead a writer’s group In the village, wkwriters and we were thrilled when local author Barry Gornell agreed to come and speak to us about his first novel, The Healing of Luther Grove.  Most of us made a point of reading his book before that meeting. we have certainly all read it since!  It …

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Before I Say Goodbye by Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark was born on December 24, 1927 in the Bronx, New York, USA. She published her first short story in 1956. When she was widowed in 1964 she had five children to care for so she decided to try her hand at writing books. Clark was president of Mystery Writers of America and has …

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Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche

This novel, Half of a Yellow Sun by the Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche,  is unusual but the reason for the book’s popularity becomes apparent within a few pages of reading: it is extremely good. It is set in Nigeria, Africa during the 1960’s and deals with the troubled period around the time of the …

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