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Dec 8, 2020

Some books are "once-in-a-lifetime" books.  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is one of mine for reasons I talk about in THIS post. Recently, I read what for me has become another one. Bleak Landing

In what feels like a delightful moment of happenstance, I saw it offered for just $1.99 on Amazon, and when I found the...

Dec 1, 2020

Why did I like the book?  The point-of-view character wasn’t likeable (for a LONG time), made stupid choices, used language I didn’t appreciate (not constantly but there were a few words here and there that made me squirm),  and basically made me uncomfortable.

Of course, that was the point. By the time I realized...