Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel


I loved this movie!! Judi Dench and Maggie Smith plus a very strong supporting cast. How can you go wrong? This is a film that will definitely appeal more to a mature audience. As 50 becomes the new 30, we … Continue reading

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A Terrible Glory: Custer and the Little Big Horn by James Donovan


I am listening to the audio book in my car. There are 13 discs. I am on disc 9 and they are just getting ready for the battle. My disclaimer is that I have not read any other books on … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James


My excuse is that I am just getting acquainted with my new Kindle. This was one of the books where they suggest reading the first chapter to see if you want to buy the book. I mentioned my surprise at … Continue reading

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Divisadero by Michael Ondaatje


I picked up Divisadero because it looked like it would be about the San Francisco area. I quickly learned that the Spanish word divisadero has at least two meanings. It can mean division or dividing place; for example, Divisadero in … Continue reading

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Beautiful Creatures, by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl


My tween daughter and I were browsing in the YA section while waiting to have our toenails painted (not in the bookstore). I was noticing how most of the YA covers are black and the themes tend to be vampires, … Continue reading

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