Category Archives: History

Book Club Loved The Invention of Wings

This wonderful dramatization of real-life events, The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd, sparked one of the best book club discussions our neighborhood book club has had in its short life of about a year-and-a-half. There was something in … Continue reading

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Invention of Wings Blew Me Away

Our book club will be reading Sue Monk Kidd‘s The Invention of Wings in January for our February 2, discussion. I reserved it at the local library, and it became available far sooner than needed, so I went ahead and … Continue reading

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Reading Indelible Ink

Last week, there was a book segment on the Today show with a panel of authors and publishers. One of the featured books was Indelible Ink, which explores the work of a courageous early-18th-century journalist in the face of the … Continue reading

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Do You Ever Re-Read Books You’ve Read Before?

Have you ever read a book that was so good you read it again? I have, but only a few. Among the books I have read more than once are The Witness by Nora Roberts, The Forgotten by David Baldacci, The Great … Continue reading

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The Pirate Coast: I Found it When I Wasn’t Looking

I stumbled on The Pirate Coast: Thomas Jefferson, the First Marines, and the Secret Mission of 1805, published in 2005, when I was looking for the e-reader price for Kilmeade & Yaeger’s new book on the same topic to read for my … Continue reading

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Guest Reviewer: Tracy Arizmendi

Today I have an invited guest reviewer, Tracy Arizmendi. Tracy is a voracious reader, a fantastic cook, a nurse, and a designer of beautifully inspired jewelry using semi-precious gemstones and Swarovski crystals. After my book club chose Brian Kilmeade and … Continue reading

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Book Signing Today

My book club will be reading Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates in February for our March meeting. I’ve already finished the chick flick we were to read in December. So, when I saw that the authors of Thomas Jefferson would be … Continue reading

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