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Book Review: Love Can Be By Louisa McCune and Teresa Miller

LOVE CAN BE A Literary Collection about Our Animals Edited by: Louisa McCune and Teresa Miller Published: November 13, 2018 Publisher: Kirkpatrick Foundation Non-Fiction/Short Stories   Thirty well-known authors have come together to share stories of their love of animals. You’ll find stories about beloved dogs and cats, but there are also stories about frogs,…
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Book Review: The Water Diviner and Other Stories by Ruvanee Pietersz Vilhauer

THE WATER DIVINER AND OTHER STORIES By: Ruvanee Pietersz Vilhauer Published: October 15, 2018 Publisher: University of Iowa Press Fiction/Short Stories     I was thrilled to have the opportunity to read another book published by the University of Iowa Press. I love sharing good things happening in our state and even though this author…
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Books that Came My Way in September 2018

  This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life. The busy season has begun. We are full on into Cross Country season, both with our senior and with our college son…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – January Edition

I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment. Not for review, but because I’ve been wanting to read them or they caught my attention. Most of them have been talked about ad nauseam or have been on my to-read list for a long time so they don’t really need…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – October Edition

I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment. Not for review, but because I’ve been wanting to read them or they caught my attention. Most of them have been talked about ad nauseam or have been on my to-read list for a long time so they don’t really need…
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Book Review: Seven Threads By Jason Atkinson

SEVEN THREADS A Book of Short Stories By: Jason Atkinson Published: July 4, 2017 Publisher: Mascot Books Fiction/Short Story Iowa City based author, Jason Atkinson, hasn’t always been a reader. Hoping to identify both with those who love novels and those who maybe like reading shorter books, Atkinson has written a collection of seven short…
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Book Review: The Settling Earth By Rebecca Burns

THE SETTLING EARTH A Collection of Short Stories By: Rebecca Burns Published: December 16, 2014 Publisher: Odyssey Books Fiction/Historical Fiction/Short Stories Ten short stories are woven together through settings and characters around life in New Zealand. Each story is very character driven as we are given a peek into their lives and what brought them…
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