Monthly Archives: May 2015

Lila by Marilynne Robinson

I found this book at the library on the ‘new’ shelf and brought it home! Lila’s childhood was a nightmare of just struggling to survive. Doll, the woman who ‘saves her’ and carries her away to keep her alive, becomes … Continue reading

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Tisha

Tisha: The Wonderful True Love Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaskan Wilderness by Robert Specht My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book made me want to go live in Alaska! Anne Hobbs is a young woman, nineteen … Continue reading

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Sarah Morris Remembers

Sarah Morris Remembers by D.E. Stevenson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Loved this book! D.E. Stevenson has done it again for me! Sarah Morris is the daughter of an English vicar. She has two brothers, Willy and Lewis, and … Continue reading

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Reading

  It is a cold Spring day here, windy and a bit rainy.  A perfect day for reading! I have been reading so much of D.E. Stevenson and Elizabeth Goudge lately (in case you haven’t noticed… : )  My old … Continue reading

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The Young Clementina

The Young Clementina by D.E. Stevenson My rating: 5 of 5 stars I admit, I’ve been on a D.E. Stevenson track lately! Once I pick one up, I enjoy it so much (and they are, by and large, light and … Continue reading

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My Name is Mary Sutter

My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira My rating: 4 of 5 stars Mary Sutter is a courageous character who has choices to make; choices between family loyalty and following her dream of becoming a surgeon. She is self-sacrificing, … Continue reading

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Mrs. Tim Flies Home

Mrs. Tim Flies Home by D.E. Stevenson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This final book in the Mrs. Tim series, was like the others, a light, pleasant and fun read! Hester Christie has now returned from Kenya where Tim … Continue reading

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