Monthly Archives: July 2018

Welcome to Cooperstown

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Review of Isaiah’s Daughter

In Mesu Andrews’ book, Isaiah’s Daughter, Ishma, a war captive, is adopted by the prophet Isaiah during a turbulent time in Judah’s history and has an unlikely meeting with a royal prince. Will this relationship grow into something much deeper? … Continue reading

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Review of The Watchers

  In The Watchers: A Secret History of the Reign of Elizabeth 1, traces the forty-five year reign of ‘The Virgin Queen,” and what it took to keep her there. History shows that religious and political conflicts were more common … Continue reading

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Review of Still Life

  In Louise Penny’s Still Life, Inspector Armand Gamache is called to the village of Three Pines outside Quebec to investigate the murder of an elderly resident. When he arrives, Gamache is puzzled by the motive to kill someone so … Continue reading

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What’s a Chained Library?

The Chained Library at Hereford Cathedral is a unique and fascinating treasure in Britain’s rich heritage of library history; there were books at Hereford Cathedral long before there was a ‘library’ in the modern sense. The cathedral’s earliest and most … Continue reading

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Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond….

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The Wait Is Over; Manny Machado Is Traded To The Dodgers by Adrienne Perry

Keith Allison via Flickr   After weeks of speculation, the deal is finally done. The wait is over; Manny Machado has been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers. As a lifelong Dodger fan, I was originally hesitant when I heard the … Continue reading

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The Correct Use of Semicolons

What Is a Semicolon? Semicolons (;) are as basic as a period stacked on top of a comma. Does that mean you can use it like either one? Don’t get your hopes up. But don’t let this punctuation mark get … Continue reading

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Trees Talk?

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Review of Tarzan of the Apes

              In Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan of the Apes, the title character is abandoned in the jungle of Africa by his parents’ untimely death, and Tarzan is adopted and raised by a mother ape. Through skill and ingenuity, he … Continue reading

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