Category Archives: Letters/Epistolary

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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Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira

I read about Love Letters to the Dead in a number of places on the web and the idea of it intrigued me.  I didn’t know if I’d like it or not but it kept niggling away at me from the … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: Letters to the Dead, a novel by Ava Dellaira

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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Potpourri 28

Well, Christmas is almost here, and pretty soon we’ll be ringing in the New Year!  In a few weeks, people who blog on WordPress will be receiving a roundup of their statistics for the year 2015.  I’ve been looking over … Continue reading

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The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Whatever else The Color Purple has been taken for during the years since its publication, it remains for me the theological work examining the journey from the religious back to the spiritual that I spent much of my adult life, … Continue reading

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