Posts tagged with ‘Fiction’

  • 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
  • People We Meet on Vacation (Book Review)

    By on June 24, 2021

    This pitch perfect, breezy novel is full of romantic tension, and often laugh out loud funny.

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    Polly Castor
  • The Muralist (Book Review)

    By on May 19, 2021

    Set among historical abstract expressionists before their fame, and examining why it was so hard for Jews to immigrate...

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    Polly Castor
  • Firefly Lane (Book Review)

    By on May 4, 2021

    I'm ambivalent about this one and not recommending it. I'm glad to move on to something else.

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    Polly Castor
  • Lady of Quality (Book Review)

    By on April 21, 2021

    With sparkling wit, vivid characters, and a satisfying ending, this short read was a highly entertaining romp.

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    Polly Castor
  • The Nature of Fragile Things (Book Review)

    By on March 16, 2021

    Both historical fiction and mystery, this compelling story is of a mail order bride facing survival after the San...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Woman Who Heard Color (Book Review)

    By on March 2, 2021

    This book is about the woman who Hitler recruited to deal with all the "degenerate art" which included everything...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Vanishing Half (Book Review)

    By on February 1, 2021

    The story explores the concept of identity, through all its characters, but predominantly via twins, which separate, one living...

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    Polly Castor
  • Maisie Dobbs Mystery Series (Book Review)

    By on December 8, 2020

    Perfect light reading without being twaddle, you'll like Maisie and enjoy seeing her intuit her way through her cases.

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    Polly Castor