Category Archives: Book Review Monday

Warning: Injury from laughing too hard may result.

Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod by Gary Paulsen This was a Book Talk Alaska selection, and I laughed so hard while I read it that I was afraid I wasn’t going to be able to talk intelligently … Continue reading

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The cowboying way of life

Monte Walsh by Jack Schaefer I simply disappeared between the covers of this book. Hilarious, heart-breaking and oh so real, this isn’t just a story about a cowboy and the cowboying way of life, it’s about a strict code and … Continue reading

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A Paean or a Lament?

[from the stabenow.com vaults, 2011] …Younger sons cannot marry where they like.” …“Is this,” thought Elizabeth, “meant for me?” –Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice At the time she had wondered whether the remark had held a warning and the suspicion … Continue reading

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