Book Review
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Summer brings more reading time as the days grow longer (and warmer finally). Here are some ideas for your summer reading list.“The Women in the Castle” (2017) by Jessica Shattuck is … more
Schmitty the Weather Dog came to Tiverton’s Public Library with author Elly McGuire and her weatherman fiancé, Meteorologist Ron to teach the kids of Tiverton about the science of meteorology last … more
Spring is here on the calendar (May 2); but, not on the ground yet. I received some plants in the mail weeks ago with a note saying it’s the perfect time to plant them. Tell that to the … more
Despite being relatively mild, the winter seems to be dragging on. Probably a combination of so many gray days and the teasing warmer days recently — even though there’s as much as a … more
The holidays slowed down my reading a bit; but, there were some gems in my fall choices. I share them here. I have some massive filing and organizing to do in my genealogy research. However, there … more
Fall has arrived and the days grow shorter. Reading will soon move indoors for the winter. But, there are still some wonderful afternoons to sit outside and catch the last warm, sunny days. … more
You would think winter would be the peak reading season; but, I seem to fly through books during the summer months. Maybe it’s the long days. Once the garden has been weeded, the grass cut and … more
I was looking for some fun books and, with summer coming quickly, these are just the thing to take to the beach, the lake or the backyard.“The Summer Before the War: A Novel” (2016) by … more
I read a lot of fun books during my March vacation to Florida. Especially when flying, which isn’t my favorite thing, I like a story that really engages me. So, I look for thrillers and … more
Book reviewing is a bit of a dance. I want to provide enough information so you can decide if it’s a book you want to read. But, I don’t want to give too much of the plot away. I hate … more
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