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My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry – Fredrik Backman

Granny is Elsa’s only friend.  She’s also a superhero.  Lifesaving and driving people nuts are her superpowers.  She also tells Elsa wonderful stories of the Land-of-Almost-Awake and the six kingdoms.  Elsa is almost eight and is not very good at … Continue reading

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Strinberg’s Star – Jan Wallentin

While exploring a flooded mine shaft in Sweden, seven hundred feet below the surface, cave diver Erik Hall, finds a well preserved body holding an ankh, the Egyptian symbol for eternal life.  The press appears and for a few days … Continue reading

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The Lady of the Rivers – Philippa Gregory

Once again, Philippa Gregory has wonderfully recreated life among the royals in the fifteenth century.  This is the third volume in the Cousins’ War series, but the first chronologically.  It’s a prequel to The White Queen and tells the story … Continue reading

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