Monthly Archives: March 2008

Funny in Farsi : A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America by Firoozeh Dumas

Each chapter represents a chunk of the author’s life,as she grows up in America. A really amusing account, exploring the cultural differences between Iran & America. The outline that is given of immigrants arriving in another country, working hard to … Continue reading

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Fool’s Puzzle by Earlene Fowler

In the first of the series we meet Benni Harper, a widow who is still grieving for the death of her husband and in some ways that of her in laws and the ranch where she and her husband lives. … Continue reading

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Metro Girl by Janet Evanovich

My first Evanovich book outside of the wonderful Stephanie Plum series. I wasn’t sure that I would like this, I like Plum too much, but this was just as good, wacky & very funny in places. Here we follow the … Continue reading

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Wedding Bell Blues by Linda Windsor

An interesting novel about four women whose school friendship continues into adulthood. Determined to be a success following the failure of her marriage, Alex is thrown together with her ex husband who is to be the best man at her … Continue reading

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Christmas Letters by Debbie Macomber

The light hearted story of Katherine O’Connor, or KO to her friends. Set on the peripherals of Blossom Street, there are brief glimpses of the regular inhabitants of Blossom Street. KO is single and possibly looking for love, her sister … Continue reading

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The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom

A truely amazing book, demonstrating complete courage, strength & bravery. Corrie’s family died in the concentration camps, Corrie the only one to survive did remarkable things with her life, and is an inspiration to us all.

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