Category Archives: Fiction

Girl Runner–a novel by Carrie Snyder (75)

This is a story that is as interesting as it is inspiring.  I am SO glad that I picked it up at my local library. Girl Runner is the story of Aganetha Smart, a former Olympic athlete who was famous … Continue reading

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The Way Back Home by Allan Stratton (38)

This is a book that shows the determination that teens have when they put their minds to it. It is hard to imagine how a teen can only have her granny as a friend. But this is the situation Zoe … Continue reading

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The Guardians by Andrew Pyper (34)

I decided in the past few weeks to take out a few books by Andrew Pyper.  So, I will review them here.  This is his newest book. Andrew Pyper is a master storyteller. His stories are scary and involved. One … Continue reading

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The only Child by Andrew Pyper (33)

I decided in the past few weeks to take out a few books by Andrew Pyper.  So, I will review them here.  This is his newest book. Andrew Pyper is a master storyteller. His stories are scary and involved. One … Continue reading

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Spiderweb by Penelope Lively (32)

This is another great story for adults by the great story writer Penelope Lively. This is a story that will entrance the reader and keep her reading until the last page is turned. All her life, Stella Brentwood has considered … Continue reading

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A Stitch in Time by Penelope Lively (31)

I have been reading a few Penelope Lively books. So, I will review 3 of them in this sequence of reviews. This is a wonderful book with just the right of balance of humor and mystery.  What a winning combination. … Continue reading

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When Hope Springs New by Janette Oke (21)

This is a Christian novel that expounds on some of the values that we all want to hold onto in a world where values of any kind are downgraded to political correctness. The story is about two ladies who had … Continue reading

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