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Book Review: At the Edge of the Orchard

Synopsis from Goodreads: 1838: James and Sadie Goodenough have settled where their wagon got stuck - in the muddy, stagnant swamps of northwest Ohio. They and their five children work relentlessly to tame their patch of land, buying saplings from a local tree man known as John Appleseed so they can cultivate the fifty apple… Continue reading Book Review: At the Edge of the Orchard

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Book Review: The Hummingbird

Synopsis from Goodreads: Deborah Birch is a seasoned hospice nurse whose daily work requires courage and compassion. But her skills and experience are tested in new and dramatic ways when her easygoing husband, Michael, returns from his third deployment to Iraq haunted by nightmares, anxiety, and rage. She is determined to help him heal, and… Continue reading Book Review: The Hummingbird

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Book Review: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

The key to this book is the subtitle "A Novel of the Plague". I should note that I listened to this as an Audible book and absolutely loved the narrator. I may look for further books read by her just to enjoy listening to her lovely voice. This historical fiction novel is based around the… Continue reading Book Review: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell