Monthly Archives: January 2015

Book Review: One Corpse Too Many

One Corpse Too Many, by Ellis Peters The second novel [1] of the Brother Cadfael series, this one does not involve very much travel for the main character, who is every bit as relentless and complicated and just as the … Continue reading

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Then Tangles Of My Mind

Even the relatively lighthearted works I like to read tend to offer a great deal of intellectual pleasure, like the putting together of puzzles or the appreciation of how people act in real and fictional contexts, in the common search … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Morbid Taste For Bones

A Morbid Taste For Bones, by Ellis Peters As someone who is an occasional fan of reading detective novels [1], I was curious to see how I liked the Brother Cadfael series from Ellis Peters. I must say that I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Modern Manners

Modern Manners: Tools To Take You To The Top, by Dorothea Johnson and Liv Tyler [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Potter Style in exchange for an honest review.] This is the second book in … Continue reading

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And What Might Save Us, Me And You, Is If The Russians Love Their Children Too

In the mid 1980’s, towards the beginning of his solo career [1], Sting released a hit single called “Russians” where he sought to distance himself from the bellicose rhetoric on both sides of the Cold War, and focus instead on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Finding Favor With The King

Finding Favor With The King: Preparing For Your Moment In His Presence, by Tommy Tenney [Note: This book was sent free of charge by Bethany House Publishers in exchange for an honest review.] In many ways, this is an excellent … Continue reading

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The Only Difference That I See Is You Are Exactly The Same As You Used To Be

My favorite song from the debut album of The Wallflowers was a moderately successful hit single about two decades ago. The song was called “The Difference,” and it talked about people at all stages of life, from spirited youth to … Continue reading

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Maybe This Is My Heart And Maybe It Is Yours

My sleep is often troubled by deeply symbolic dreams. I suppose with all of the trouble that comes in life, I consider it particularly unjust that I should not even have peace in my sleep. This past week, at Spokesmen’s … Continue reading

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Life Is Like A Box Of Chocolates

For the past few days I have read about a squabble between Hershey’s, a well-known chocolatier with its own city in Central Pennsylvania, and Let’s Buy British Imports, a firm that has until now imported Cadbury’s chocolates for a market … Continue reading

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I Won’t Back Down

Yesterday evening, while I was trolling the music news as I do from time to time, I saw a story about how Sam Smith and his co-writers for his Grammy-nominated hit “Stay With Me” [1] were sued by Tom Petty, … Continue reading

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