Posts tagged with ‘Fiction’

  • Murder at the Brightwell (Book Review)

    By on February 3, 2017

    This languidly paced novel was both undemanding and enjoyable. If you too are in need of an entertaining distraction,...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: My Grandmother Told Me To Tell You She’s Sorry

    By on January 19, 2017

    This book is as different and wonderful as the exceptional almost-eight-year-old-girl and her chaotic, cantankerous, superhero of a...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Jade Dragon Mountain

    By on January 5, 2017

    I really liked this mystery set in 18th century China. It was fresh and well written, and it tied...

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    Polly Castor
  • Books We Got for Christmas

    By on December 27, 2016

    Here are the books that were under our family's tree this Christmas. What books did you receive that you...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Now and Again

    By on December 7, 2016

    How do we get past waste and pointlessness, to sow true bonds of health, freedom, and virtue in the...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Last Runaway

    By on November 12, 2016

    This historical novel is set in Ohio and is about a Quaker girl from England who who becomes involved...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: House of Thieves

    By on September 28, 2016

    Full of high society on the one hand, and squalor, poverty, and depravity on the other, it is this...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Art Forger

    By on August 2, 2016

    It was a pleasure to zip through this page turner; I loved it and give it five stars!

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Gilead (& Quote About the Fifth Commandment)

    By on June 27, 2016

    This work of fiction requires some quiet, as well a slow pace, to take it in.

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Circling the Sun

    By on June 1, 2016

    This book is written about the real and indomitable Beryl Markham, the first woman who flew across the...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Euphoria

    By on May 17, 2016

    If you love anthropology, you might find this book worth your time. For me, I give it only three...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Forest Lover

    By on May 6, 2016

    This book is historical fiction of Emily Carr, a remarkable woman painter, who despite her confining Victorian upbringing traveled...

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    Polly Castor