Category Archives: Friendship

You Hold Me Up by Monique Gray and Danielle Daniel (51)

This is a wonderfully inspiring and meaningful picture book for kids about the cultivation of compassion and the importance of respect. Compassion is so missing in our world today.  It seems that no one cares much about each other and … Continue reading

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Until it Fades by K. A. Tucker (26)

This a modern-day Cinderalla-like story.  I love stories like that. They are captivating and keep you reading until you have completed the book. Twenty-four-year-old truck stop waitress and single mother Catherine Wright has simple goals. She wants to give her … 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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The Purple Swamp Hen by Penolope Lively (17)

This is a book of short stories that will keep the reader reading and transfixed to the pages of the book. I just loved these stories and will be reading and rereading them. In such acclaimed novels as The Photograph, … Continue reading

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The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick (9)

From Matthew Quick, the New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook, comes The Good Luck of Right Now, a funny and tender story about family, friendship, grief, acceptance, and Richard Gere—an entertaining and inspiring tale that will … Continue reading

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