Wrong Side of Goodbye (Harry Bosch) 2016 – Perfect blend of story, character and setting

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Michael Connelly’s The Wrong Side of Goodbye My tough reviewing crumbled under the absolute perfection of this novel. I thought The Crossing was the best Bosch to date—well, it was, but then came The Wrong Side of Goodbye. Bosch has been forced … Read More

Book review – Choose Joy: Finding Hope and Purpose When Life Hurts

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Books always come to me right when they should. “Choose Joy” is co-authored by Sara Frankl and Mary Carver. Katie Connors from FaithWords at Hachette Book Group offered me the memoir in January 2016 in exchange for an honest review. … Read More

Fiction: A Sea of Grief

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Last month, Welsh photographer Philip Jones posted this picture of Llangwm in Facebook’s, “I live in Pembrokeshire and I Love it!” group. Loving the waters of South Wales, I was transported to awakening mornings to see the sun break over Fishguard harbor. Philip … Read More

Book Review – “Up From Slavery,” Booker T. Washington, published 1900

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“Up From Slavery” is a small book, but because of the depth of the words, it’s taken me several months to complete it. Born into slavery in Virginia in 1856, post-emancipation Booker T. Washington was working in the West Virginia … Read More

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