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Book reviews, as well as Reads to Reels

The Pluto Files

The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet © 2009 Neil deGrasse Tyson 224 pages   Ordinary  citizens don’t take an interest in the fine details of scientific debate, any more than they would the fine details … Continue reading

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The Five Love Languages

The 5  Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts Older subtitle: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate © 1992, 2010, 2015  Gary Chapman 208 pages What is a love language?   French is one, right? And Italian? ….no?  Oh, … Continue reading

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The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter © 2018 Margaret Magnusson 128 pages Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, for old time is still a-flying. While you’re at it, … Continue reading

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Of love languages, cunning critters, epic battles, and cows

Time for some mini-reviews! Read but not reviewed in the last week or so have been: The Heart of the 5 Love Languages, Gary Chapman Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? Frans de Waal Shiloh: A … Continue reading

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Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads Sing © 2018 Delia Owens 368 pages ‘There are some who can live without wild things, and some who cannot.’”  – Aldous Leopold, The Sand County Almanac They called her the Marsh Girl. Abandoned in a decaying … Continue reading

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Men in Blue

Men in Blue (Badge of Honor #1) © 1988 W.E.B. Griffin 356 pages A buxom young reporter meets a fetching police captain at an out of the way diner, hoping for an illicit rendezvous. A half hour into their liaison,  … Continue reading

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