Posts tagged with ‘Fiction’

  • My Antonia (Book Review)

    By on December 7, 2018

    I give it five stars; it is a classic for a reason. Willa Cather's prose is outstanding without being...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Enchanted April (Book Review)

    By on November 27, 2018

    Spend some time in this story, and you'll come away feeling like any problem in your life just needs...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (Book Review)

    By on October 12, 2018

    This tour de force, five star, Pulitzer Prize winning novel, at 654 tightly printed pages, took me a long...

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    Polly Castor
  • Be Part of a Book Group Near You

    By on September 22, 2018

    The book above is only shown in this post because it prompted a great discussion from my book group;...

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    Polly Castor
  • Shell Seekers (Book Review)

    By on August 8, 2018

    If you want to read something pleasant and absorbing, while mild and unthreatening, pick up this "oldie but goodie"...

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    Polly Castor
  • Exit West (Book Review)

    By on July 20, 2018

    I give this book five stars mostly because of the fabulous book discussion it prompted in my book group...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Golem and the Jinni (Book Review)

    By on July 17, 2018

    This is a satisfying escape read, perfect for the summer. I give it five stars. It was interesting, well...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley (Book Review)

    By on July 2, 2018

    I warn you, there are a lot of guns in this book, and because of that,  I debated even...

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    Polly Castor
  • Edgar and Lucy (Book Review)

    By on June 11, 2018

    Given the subject matter and size of this book, most of you won't read it, but wow, this is...

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    Polly Castor
  • Arabella (Book Review)

    By on May 11, 2018

    Never sappy, sexy, nor too trivial, this is romance at its best.  It is a solid, upstanding, and enjoyable...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Weight of Ink (Book Review)

    By on April 12, 2018

    I am so fulfilled with this read that I feel unwilling to start another book anytime soon; I...

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    Polly Castor
  • The One-in-a Million-Boy (Book Review)

    By on March 16, 2018

    In all my years going to this book group, we've never had a book we all liked and all...

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    Polly Castor