Monthly Archives: March 2019

“Daughter of Moloka’I” by Alan Brennert

A tiny baby, ripped from her parents who are lepers, is brought to an orphanage near Honolulu. While the child is not a leper, her bi-racial heritage, Hawaiian and Japanese, prevent her from being chosen for adoption. The story of … Continue reading

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“The Wanted” by Robert Crais

A private investigator is contacted by the mother of a 17-year-old boy after she finds a Rolex watch in his room. His investigation becomes entangled with murder and serial robbery. I thought this was a better than average mystery, the … Continue reading

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“The Excellent Lombards” by Jane Hamilton

This is a charming story of the lives of two mid-west farming families from the late 1980’s to the early 2000’s. Each chapter details another story in the coming of age lives of the 4 children. I enjoyed the book … Continue reading

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“The Life of Elves” by Muriel Barbery

This is the story of 2 girls, one half human half elf, the other an elf, who are the key to saving both humankind and the elvin world from those that wish to destroy them. The author describes the worlds … Continue reading

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