Category Archive for "Book Reviews & Quotes"

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The Resilience of the Human Heart

“I haven’t sung since my father died.” Her words hung in the air. At her sister’s request, she had agreed to sing publicly for the first time in eight years. “I can’t believe I cut…

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Living in the Distance Between

When the plane lifts up from the ground, I momentarily close my eyes and take a deep breath. Flying. I try not to think too much about it as we soar above the earth in a…

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Madness: Unfettered Hope & Despair

It was difficult to sink into the story at first. But somewhere past the first fourth of the book, I was caught up. “Is a madman who knows he is mad really mad?” Doriel, who…

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Death Speaks Now

What does death think of war? of humans? We often think of death as cynical and uncaring, but what if death were tired and trying to distract himself from the heart wrenching situations he visits…

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Book Review: Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank

What would happen if nuclear war broke out? Frank describes the extent of devastation through the eyes of a family fighting to survive before, during and after nuclear war. After the war, the value of…

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