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A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

A Tale for the Time Being is a wonderful cross-cultural, cross –generational work with a pinch of time bending tossed in.  Written by Ruth Ozeki, the novel has two main characters—Ruth, a middle aged writer living on one of British Columbia’s outer islands, and Nao,a Japanese teenager. Nao’s own story is cross-cultural given her childhood [...]

The Passage by Justin Cronin and NOS4A2 by Joe Hill

I just finished two great horror novels and thought why not write a recommendation for both?  Justin Cronin’s The Passage came out several years ago and got stellar reviews-I just now got around to reading it and it was wonderful!  And a recent release that has gotten lots of rave reviews is Joe Hill’s NOS4A2 [...]

The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult’s, The Storyteller, is her most recently released book. I would give this book five stars across the board-it was fantastic!  The story asks who is allowed to grant forgiveness? Who benefits from it, the giver or the receiver? Picoult’s main character is a baker cleverly named Sage. Sage’s emotional past is unraveled through [...]

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