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Barefoot to Avalon

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ISBN: 9780802123541
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - August 4th, 2015

This is a painful, poignant recollection of the past 20 years of the author’s life. There is so much within the story of a brother facing the deteriorating mental health of his sibling that resonates, breaks one’s heart, and challenges us to pay attention, stand back, and do the right thing, even when it is the most difficult path. I can’t seem to get this book out of my mind. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow

Truth According to Us

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ISBN: 9780385342940
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Published: Dial Press - June 9th, 2015

The acclaimed co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society and writer of the Ivy Bean series for children has broken out with a splendid historical novel set in a small town in West Virginia at the end of the Depression. A story that thoroughly engages through a complexity of emotions, humor, and intrigue. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow

Daring: My Passages: A Memoir by Gail Sheehy - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780062291707
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 23rd, 2015

Sheeny was at the center of many storms in the 70's and 80's. Her memoir is cultural history, as well as personal reflections. She had many friends in high places. Fascinating! ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780312577223
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 3rd, 2015

A wonderfully fulfilling novel about two Parisian sisters during WWII, and the adventures and deprivations they endured. a serious depiction of the French war experience coupled with an engaging story with real characters. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow

Leaving Before the Rains Come by Alexandra Fuller - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780143128427
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Published: Penguin Books - January 12th, 2016

Fuller, author of a previous exquisite memoir of growing up in South Africa, Don't Lets Go To The Dogs Tonight, has written another all-engrossing, beautifully rendered, brutally honest memoir, reflecting on her crumbling marriage, and her life as a wife, mother, daughter and writer. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow

Ahab's Wife

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ISBN: 9780060838744
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - August 2nd, 2005

This is an ambitious and powerful novel with an unforceable heroine. Nasauno offers the story of Una Spencer from her Kentucky childhood thought of life of adventure and spiritual questing. She encounter series of fascinating experiences that are by turns complex, romantic, horrifying and fulfilling. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


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