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Review: Dear Committee Members: A Novel by Julie Schumacher

My Interest In real life I work for the adult education side of a small liberal arts college in the Midwest [That’s “red state,” “fly-over country,” “Trump land” or “The Heartland” to anyone in L.A. or NYC]. I’ve loved reading the screeds against the bloat of Administration since the COVID-crisis sent even Yalies home to… Continue reading Review: Dear Committee Members: A Novel by Julie Schumacher

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Six Degrees of Separation: Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss

Thanks as always to Books Are My Favorite and Best for  hosting Six Degrees of Separation each month! You can read the rules here. This month we are starting our chains with Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss. I have not read this book, so here is the Amazon blurb: In Eats, Shoots &… Continue reading Six Degrees of Separation: Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Made Me Laugh Out Loud

Once again, I’ve challenged myself not to go back to the old favorites. So, no Patrick Dennis (Auntie Mame and The Joyous Season are my two favorite funny books). Not Changing Places by David Lodge–another old favorite. Only “newer” funny books. No Bailey White. I so hate leaving out the gospel walnut, but no Calvin… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Made Me Laugh Out Loud

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Top Ten Tuesday: Redo! Ten Books To Read in About One Sitting II

Somehow I missed the birthday part of this week’s TTT so I’m editing to include it! Happy Birthday, TTT! Ten years and still running! This week’s topic had three choices. I chose “pick a past TTT topic you’ve done and re-do/update it.” Here’s my first go at this topic–full of fun little books! One Sitting… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Redo! Ten Books To Read in About One Sitting II