Posts tagged with ‘Fiction’

  • This is Happiness (Book Review)

    By on December 14, 2021

    This is a beautifully eloquent novel, with its poetic, evocative prose, which is sometimes funny, and often highly observant...

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    Polly Castor
  • Personal Librarian (Book Review)

    By on November 10, 2021

    This is historical fiction of the enormously talented, gutsy woman who served as J.P. Morgan's personal librarian, curator, and...

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    Polly Castor
  • Lions of Fifth Avenue (Book Review)

    By on October 27, 2021

    It was nice to read historical fiction that was not about war or pivoting around a true person.

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    Polly Castor
  • Cloud Cuckoo Land (Book Review)

    By on October 21, 2021

    I recommend this novel as one of the best I've read in quite a while. I predict it will...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Exiles (Book Review)

    By on September 13, 2021

    This is a popular book right now for a reason. You may enjoy it too.

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    Polly Castor
  • The Beach House (Book Review)

    By on August 27, 2021

    This was a breezy summer read, even though there were serious themes here of cancer, abuse, teen pregnancy, and...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Country of the Pointed Firs (Book Review)

    By on August 16, 2021

    This is a straight-forward novel, looking at simple lives and exploring universal themes, in a long ago beautiful place.

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    Polly Castor
  • Name of the Wind (Book Review)

    By on August 5, 2021

    This is mostly an epic yarn, spun nice and slow, letting it build and twist and turn.

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    Polly Castor
  • The Lost Manuscript (Book Review)

    By on July 23, 2021

    This is a charming story that follows the 33-year journey of a lost manuscript.

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    Polly Castor
  • Anxious People (Book Review)

    By on July 19, 2021

    This book examines the foibles of the human condition and handily deals with the impact we all have on...

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    Polly Castor
  • Books I Bought at the Newtown Library Sale 2021

    By on July 12, 2021

    This glorious library sale is a perfect example of the happy abundance that comes from having more with less.

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    Polly Castor
  • Sunflower Sisters (Book Review)

    By on July 6, 2021

    I enjoyed this sweeping Civil War-era novel that follows the story of three female characters, whose paths become intertwined...

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    Polly Castor