Daily Archives: November 23, 2018

Irma Voth by Miriam Toews (96)

Here is the second story by Miriam Toews!  I just love her stories and will be reading quite a few more of them in the future. In a small, reclusive Mennonite community in the shadow of the Sierra Madre mountains, … Continue reading

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A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews (95)

When I saw this book on a shelf at my local library, the title immediately resonated with me. Kindness is always complicated, and a life lived with kindness is also extremely hard to bring about. But this story was about … Continue reading

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Trickster Drift by Eden Robinson (94)

This is a great story that is funny and yet moving. It’s not usually a kind of story that I like.  But this one really kept me glued to the pages of the book until I read the last word.  … Continue reading

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