Monthly Archives: June 2012

“Rule of the Bone” by Russell Banks

As part of my “branching out” I was encouraged to read this 1995 coming of age story about a 14 year old boy named Chappie who finds his way in Jamaica after running away from home. This novel has been compared … Continue reading

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A cute little novel with a happy ending….

This is a sweet little page turner of a novel about a young man named Percy L Crandall who wins the lottery.  I read a lot of books. Even in the best of books there are sections you have to … Continue reading

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“All the Pretty Horses” by Cormac McCarthy

I went old school. Actually, I was steered old school based on a recommendation from my cousin and fellow reader Zach. For him, I went old school AND out of genre. But once again, this push away from my typical … Continue reading

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