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I’m redoing a booklist from 2010

orig post has me bolding the read things, so I’ll do that again. Plus: if I wrote about it, I’ll link to it. 1. Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen – i did try it but don’t recall finishing. 2. The … Continue reading

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Apparent proof of Jesus’ brother

Not Bob, actually, but James, and an ancient manuscript outlining Jesus as his brother’s teacher in secret. From Newsweek: Biblical scholars at the University of Texas at Austin discovered the manuscript in the Nag Hammadi Library at Oxford University, where … Continue reading

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Quotable Handmaid

“Better never means better for everyone… It always means worse, for some.” ― Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale My banned book club will be discussing this book tonight. The club did read it in May 2011 but we’ve got several … Continue reading

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Mississippi backs away from Mockingbird ban

To Kill a Mockingbird is a classic out of my school age history. It’s a book I don’t think I would have picked to read otherwise so I would have missed out one something beautiful and poignant. But, it was … Continue reading

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Addictive authors I’ve been reading

Carol O’Connell and her Mallory books: Stories revolve around murders and a group of NYC detectives. One in particular is Kathleen Mallory who’s had a checkered past as a runaway, street rat, thief, hacker, dark horse, and overall enigma. The … Continue reading

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Busy book readin’

I’ll do up some proper “reviews” later, but I’m really digging into some interesting murder mysteries these days. The fictional kind. Although, the library did just get the new book The Man from the Train that touches on the Villisca … Continue reading

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1minion reads Book of Dust

Been a while, but the Hubs (once called the Man, before the big M=marriage of 2013) commented recently that it’s been a while since I put anything on here. He’s totally right. So, since I’m just sitting here waiting for … Continue reading

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