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Wilder and Sunny

If you are looking for a good book to read aloud to your kids, this is it. If you are looking for a good adventure story for your kids, this is it. This is a book series I read every … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Wilder Good – Texas Grit

New Book out by S.J. Dahlstrom I just finished reading Dahlstrom’s first book The Elk Hunt to our fifth graders at school. They loved it. Can’t wait to get my copy of Texas Grit. I highly recommend these books for grade school … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Wilder Good: The Elk Hunt

  Wilder Good is an adventure book for young boys and girls who love to be outdoors exploring nature. Dahlstrom’s book, The Elk Hunt,  is first in a new adventure series designed to show the beauty of inter-generational friendships as young … Continue reading

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Orphan Train

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline Kline (Bird in Hand, 2010) explores the relationship between two women, decades apart, but both reeling from being trapped in similar circumstances. Orphan Train is narrated by the two main characters – Ninety-one-year-old Vivian … Continue reading

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The Aviator’s Wife

The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin Benjamin (The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom thumb, 2012) brings us a fascinating, historical, perspective focusing on a woman often eclipsed by her husband. The Aviator’s Wife, reminiscent of The Paris Wife (McClain, 2011) showcases … Continue reading

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Family Pictures

Family Pictures by Jane Green   Betrayal, hope and forgiveness create a trilogy of emotional issues that Green (The Beach House, 2008, etc.) explores in her latest work. Sylvie and Maggie are located on opposite sides of America. They are … Continue reading

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A Good American

A Good American by Alex George   George’s debut novel follows three generations of the Meisenheimer family as they sail from Germany to entrench themselves in the American landscape of the twentieth century. The novel begins with a promise of … Continue reading

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