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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

Reading

#100words100days

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

Poetry

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

Non-fiction

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

Audiobook

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

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