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Take Me to the Willows: September Getaway

This was not a nostalgic read for me-- it was the first time I'd read The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, originally published in 1908. This is my husband's book: a 1980 edition ($1.95, lol!). What a refreshing getaway! Delightful, funny, lovely change of pace. And gripping, in its own quirky way. A… Continue reading Take Me to the Willows: September Getaway

novel, writing, writing process

In Love with Sentences

I'm a spiritual person, but not a religious one. That's why I was surprised by how much I loved this book, The Red Tent by Anita Diamant. The story of Dinah, daughter of Jacob from the Book of Genesis. From page one this book enthralled me. It's not for everyone, as it's quite violent in… Continue reading In Love with Sentences