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Stay Close

Stay Close Harlen Coben is another “favorite” of mine.  In Stay Close, Megan is a soccer mom who at one time was quite wild.  Now she is settled, with two children, a husband, a lovely home and a growing sense of unease.  Ray and Jack make up the other parts of the story.  Three people…

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Stay Close

Harlen Coben is another “favorite” of mine.  In Stay Close, Megan is a soccer mom who at one time was quite wild.  Now she is settled, with two children, a husband, a lovely home and a growing sense of unease.  Ray and Jack make up the other parts of the story.  Three people living lives that hide secrets.  With Coben’s trademark insight into the darker parts of humanity combined with page-turning thrills, the reader is captivated by this domestic suspense novel.  Enjoy!

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The First Phone Call From Heaven

The First Phone Call From Heaven Would you like to pick up the phone and hear the voice of a loved one after they have died?  That is what might have happened in this small town of Coldwater, Michigan in this fabulous story by Mitch Albom.  In the tradition of Albom’s “Tuesdays With Morrie” and…

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The First Phone Call From Heaven

Would you like to pick up the phone and hear the voice of a loved one after they have died?  That is what might have happened in this small town of Coldwater, Michigan in this fabulous story by Mitch Albom.  In the tradition of Albom’s “Tuesdays With Morrie” and “The Five People You Meet In Heaven”, Albom explores the idea of an afterlife, pulling in a bit of history about the invention of the telephone, and melding the two into a story of love, hope of communicating with the next world and belief in heaven.  Enjoy!

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Walking On Water

Walking On Water Richard Paul Evans finishes up his “Walking” series with this fifth book.  If you have been following Alan Christoffersen through his walk, you know that a year has gone by, since he lost everything; his wife was killed in a terrible accident; his partner has stolen his business; and he has lost…

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Walking On Water

Richard Paul Evans finishes up his “Walking” series with this fifth book.  If you have been following Alan Christoffersen through his walk, you know that a year has gone by, since he lost everything; his wife was killed in a terrible accident; his partner has stolen his business; and he has lost his home.  He has been walking from Seattle to Key West meeting a variety of people, and coming up against some revelations about himself.  As he approaches his walk destination, he needs to look at what his walk has taught him and make some very important decisions.  Enjoy!

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The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion

The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion Fannie Flagg, keeps you laughing in this comic mystery novel about two women who are forced to re-discover who they are.  Fun-filled, spanning decades and generations The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion is another wonderful novel by the fantastic storyteller, Flagg.  Unforgettable characters, side-splitting hilarity and of course those deeply touching…

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The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion

Fannie Flagg, keeps you laughing in this comic mystery novel about two women who are forced to re-discover who they are.  Fun-filled, spanning decades and generations The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion is another wonderful novel by the fantastic storyteller, Flagg.  Unforgettable characters, side-splitting hilarity and of course those deeply touching moments.  Enjoy!

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Those We Love Most

Those We Love Most In this engaging novel, Lee Woodruff explores the results on a family of an unimaginable tragedy.  Can this family make it through and be whole?   What would happen to your family if your child were hit by a car driven by a teenage neighbor?  Can the driver be forgiven? Can the…

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Those We Love Most

In this engaging novel, Lee Woodruff explores the results on a family of an unimaginable tragedy.  Can this family make it through and be whole?   What would happen to your family if your child were hit by a car driven by a teenage neighbor?  Can the driver be forgiven? Can the family move on?  Woodruff draws on her own personal experiences to put the heart in this story.  I love her non-fiction writing, and thoroughly enjoyed this first novel.  Enjoy!

 

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