Category Archives: Adult Book

Costa Rica Update March 28/17

Originally posted on On The Road with Ms. M.:
So much to do — so little time left.  The excitement is mounting.  I’m still gathering items I need to take with me, still trying to learn more Spanish, and still…

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The Magdalene Scrolls by Barbara Wood

The Magdalene Scrolls (1978) is an historical fiction novel I’ve been wanting to read for quite a while — partly because of the lure of ancient scrolls themselves and partly because of the idea of archaeology uncovering ancient things and what they … Continue reading

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Cozy Read Wednesday: Miracle at the Higher Grounds Café by Max Lucado with Eric Newman & Candace Lee

Today’s Cozy Read, Miracle at the Higher Grounds Café, is written by Max Lucado, a New York Times best-selling author whose themes are usually based in Christian/spiritual searching, along with Eric Newman and Candace Lee.  The title has several implications … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: Becoming Queen by Kate Williams

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Update March 21/17

Originally posted on On The Road with Ms. M.:
Hola! Exactly 5 weeks tomorrow and I will be on my way to Nicoya, Costa Rica.  The team members are on a closed Facebook group, meeting, sharing ideas, praying about the…

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: The Seven Year Dress by Paulette Mahurin

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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Hope Has Two Daughters by Monia Mazigh

Hope Has Two Daughters is an historical fiction story which takes place almost entirely in Tunis, Tunisia.  It is the story of two revolts at two different times in history, the first — the Bread Riots of 1984, the second … Continue reading

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