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Anne Enright's The Gathering: A Fictional Reality

At the end of January last, Anne Enright was named the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction by the Arts Council of Ireland. In light of her recent achievement I have decided to write a blog pertaining to her Booker Prize novel… 1,226 more words

Anne Enright

The Books of February 7-12/50

An Unwilling Accomplice by Charles Todd     3.0

I’ve loved this series so far, but I was a bit disappointed by this book. There seemed to be a lack of character development that I usually find in these novels, and the plot was very twisty and turny without being very exciting. 314 more words



Challenge. Accepted.

What challenge, you ask?

Oh, one that  is simple enough- to write every day for nearly a third of the year.

Ha ha, I hear you laugh, this isn’t difficult for you. 307 more words


The Story of a Stolen Plant

I am standing outside the store clutching a small plant and wondering what exactly has prompted that last five minutes of my life. Because all I wanted were grapes, milk, and a crock pot meal. 3,038 more words

It's Lent 2015 . . .

It seems a long time – no it is a long time – since I last wrote for my blog . . . Lent 2014 in fact. 239 more words


True Medical Detective Stories by Clifton K. Meador

Where I Got It: Review copy from the author (thanks!)

Narrator: James H. Kiser

Publisher: Self-published (2015)

Length: 2 hours 15 minutes

Author’s Page

This book is a compilation of 19 medical mystery cases, the details of which were collected over the years by the author, who is also a respected medical doctor. 424 more words


Book Review: Scary Close

Donald Miller’s newest memoir, Scary Close: Dropping the Act and Finding True Intimacy, shares his journey toward becoming more genuine, honest, and invested in his relationships. 310 more words