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Lilac Girls

Title: Lilac Girls Author: Martha Hall Kelly Genre: World War II Publisher: Ballantine Books Release Date: February 28th 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 512 Source: Inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this debut novel reveals a story of love, redemption, and secrets that were hidden for decades.   New York… Read More Lilac Girls

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Time Traveler’s Wife

Title: The Time Traveler's Wife Author: Audrey Niffenegger Genre: fiction Publisher: Harcourt Release Date: 2003 Format: Paperback Pages: 540 A funny, often poignant tale of boy meets girl with a twist: what if one of them couldn’t stop slipping in and out of time? Highly original and imaginative, this debut novel raises questions about life,… Read More Time Traveler’s Wife

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5 Love Languages

Title: The 5 Love Languages: the Secret to Love that Lasts Author: Gary Chapman Genre: self-help Publisher: Northfield Publishing Release Date: December 11, 2014 Format: Paperback Pages: 209 Falling in love is easy. Staying in love—that’s the challenge! How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just plain boredom… Read More 5 Love Languages

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I didn’t need a book to tell me that

Title: You are a Badass Author: Jen Sincero Genre: Self-Help Publisher: Running Press Release Date: 2013 Format: Paperback Pages: 252 I am not a fan of this book. It had a few good points, but I felt that it was set on repeat every 3 chapters. It could have been said and done in 50… Read More I didn’t need a book to tell me that

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Let’s Read a Book

I love to read, I have gone through books lately like crazy. I have made a group over at Goodreads. This is the Reading Group for the blog Faith, Flour, and Sawdust. You can read with me or you can read your book and tell us all about it. I want this group to be very… Read More Let’s Read a Book


Chores of Life

I am the family historian for both sides of the family. I found this book written by one of my great uncles. We looked through and my son and I decided that these were life lessons that he should know. It is now a weekly study. It talks about daily chores and how they go… Read More Chores of Life


The Giver

Book review by Bradley, age 14 years The Giver If you have never read this book, you should think about it. Here is Lois Lowry’s website for more information. A novel in which a boy inhabits a seemingly ideal world: a world without conflict, poverty, unemployment, divorce, injustice, or inequality. It is a time in… Read More The Giver


Among the Hidden

Book review by Bradley, age 14 years Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix This book takes place in a futuristic society where two children are allowed. the main characters are Luke Garner and Jen Rose Talbot.The story is about a boy who is known as a shadow child and has to hide because shadow… Read More Among the Hidden


Celia, A Slave

Book Review by Bradley, age 14 years old Celia was an ordinary slave–until she struck back at her abusive master and became the defendant in a landmark trial that threatened to undermine the very foundations of the South’s “Peculiar Institution.” This story takes place in 1855, Calloway County, Missouri. It’s about a slave named Celia… Read More Celia, A Slave