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Underrated Classics

Grace Livingston Hill: How Decency Triumphs in a Dark World (and can inject a little history too)

On Going Back In Time and the Invention of “Christian Romance” Here it is, the end of 2020.  Finally.  While it has been a tough year for so many of us although perhaps in different ways, most of us also know that we have also been blessed in certain ways.  Goodness knows I have come …

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FREE Classic Christmas Novellas to Read in an Afternoon

If you’ve managed to find yourself with some free time, sit down to read one of these wonderful Christmas classics. They are all in the public domain, so they won’t cost you a cent! I’ve categorized these as 3 Hour Reads, but most of them won’t take that long. Note: I put up the links …

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“Seven Little Australians”: FREE Read About Life in Australia 120 Years Ago

  Why I read Seven Little Australians Buy on Amazon   I ran across Seven Little Australians some time ago in 1001 Children’s Books you must read before you grow up. It got my attention because you don’t see that many books from Australia outside of Australia, and particularly one this old, or should I …

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“The Pickup” Picks Up the Story: Nadine Gordimer’s Take on the Post Apartheid Generation in South Africa

Why I Read The Pickup A couple of weeks ago, I found myself with a hole in my scheduled where an installment of “Bedtime Short Stories” was supposed to go, and I wasn’t sure that I was going to have time to read something new.  I had a brainwave and decided to go with Nadine …

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“Belles on Their Toes”: A mother of 12 and an Industrial Engineering Expert. It’s the funniest 100 year old story that you don’t know you know.

Why I read Belles on Their Toes Part 1: When you mess up your schedule during the COVID 19 quarantine   Well, y’all, it was bound to happen.  Earlier this week I felt that sinking feeling the pit of my stomach when I looked at my “post calendar”, from which I can tell at a …

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