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Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis de Bernieres

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin is set in the early days of the second world war, before Benito Mussolini invaded Greece. Dr Iannis practices medicine on the island of Cephalonia, accompanied by his daughter, Pelagia, to whom he imparts much of his … Continue reading

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Customer Appreciation Day

Let’s take a break for a minute and I’ll tell you about my latest book lover’s adventure… I had a RARE day off last Saturday, and we were all excited to hang out and have fun. Leaving Dad at home … Continue reading

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The Road – Cormac McCarthy

Short review for a short book. Seems fitting, right? A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when … Continue reading

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Top Ten Authors We Own the Most Books Of

There’s a little thing called Top Ten Tuesday over at The Broke and the Bookish, and I thought I’d give it a shot. I can’t promise it will be a regular Tuesday feature, but it should be fun. As indicated … Continue reading

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New Arrivals

About seventy percent of the books in my personal collection are used, and most of those came from Goodwill. I worked in the same shopping complex for about a year, and in that time I’m willing to bet that I … Continue reading

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2015 Reading Challenge: TBR Tackle

Hey everybody! It’s the new year! Is anyone making any resolutions? Did anyone drink too much champagne to celebrate? Down to business! The TBR column of last year’s book bingo challenge inspired me. After a quick inventory, I realized I … Continue reading

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