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Book Review: Summer Fling

Summer Fling, by Jean Copeland [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] There is a scene in Failure To Launch where the male lead finds himself attacked by an … Continue reading

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Book Review: Love Is Love

Love Is Love, by Mette Bach [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Novels, particularly short novels like this one, are not logical arguments, but this particular book, whatever … Continue reading

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Book Review: Making Make-Believe Real

Making Make-Believe Real:  Politics As Theater In Shakespeare’s Time, by Gary Wills Mostly being familiar with Gary Wills’ flagrant misunderstanding of the American experience and its key texts in order to support an illegitimate progressive worldview [1], it was interesting … Continue reading

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Book Review: Goddess Tricked

Goddess Tricked (Mate Run #1), by Skylar Blaue [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social and the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As a reader and writer whose beat includes a discussion … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Collected Poems Of Emily Dickinson

The Collected Poems Of Emily Dickinson, by Emily Dickinson with introduction and notes by Rachel Wetzsteon In high school I had to interpret a poem by Emily Dickinson (not included in this volume) as part of my IB education, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Loving Luther

Loving Luther:  A Novel, by Allison Pittman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale Blog Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] From time to time I read novels instead of my usual nonfiction from Tyndale … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shakespeare Saved My Life

Shakespeare Saved My Life:  Ten Years In Solitary With The Bard:  A Memoir, by Laura Bates This is an unconventional and particularly complicated memoir.  Although in terms of its length it is not a particularly demanding read at slightly over … Continue reading

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Book Review: Letters To Juliet: Celebrating Shakespeare’s Greatest Heroine

Letters To Juliet:  Celebrating Shakespeare’s Greatest Heroine, The Magical City Of Verona, And The Power Of Love, by Lise Friedman & Ceil Friedman Like many people, I have participated in various reenactments of the famous balcony scene–once in the ninth … Continue reading

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Book Review: Where Do You Get Your Ideas?

Where Do You Get Your Ideas?:  A Writer’s Guide To Transforming Notions Into Narratives, by Fred White In some ways, a book like this is superfluous for me to read.  As my longsuffering readers will note, I have no shortage … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shack

The Shack, by William Paul Young My roommate has three copies of this book scattered around his house, and the book has sold millions of copies, but I did not go out of my way to read this book.  In … Continue reading

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