Author Archives: believer

First Star I See Tonight

by Susan Elizabeth Phillips Cooper had met a lot of loonies during his career, but that lady lived in a bat house all her own, complete with blacked-out windows, and a big ol’ hole in the roof. One thing he’s … Continue reading

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Song of Silence

By Cynthia Ruchti (This novel was packed with Zingers – I couldn’t pick just one!) “The shoulds are like massive perfect storm waves to someone who’s drifting.” The next speaker’s rabbit trail wandered so far afield, Lucy feared his point … Continue reading

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Small Town Girl

by Ann Gabhart – suggested by avid reader Barbara Swierczek The man was speeding his love train down a track with the bridge out. 

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Shelter from the Storm

by Kristen Ethridge And an officer never let down those he commanded. Even when his command was two Labradors, three cats, and one woman with hauntingly expressive eyes and a very wet ponytail. ~ If Diana’s quote was right and … Continue reading

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Tricky Twenty-Two

by Janet Evanovich Grandma has some things in common with the Queen of England. They have the same hairstyle, they each carry their purse in the crook of their arm, and no one tells either of them what to do.

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Orphan Train

by Christina Baker Kline Dina is constantly rolling her eyes, muttering under her breath about Molly’s various infractions – didn’t put away her laundry, left a bowl in the sink, can’t be bothered to make her bed – all of … Continue reading

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Share With Me

by Jan Thompson Drop your low-level expectations and trust in a high-level God.

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The Kite Runner

by Khaled Hosseini Closing Sohrab’s door, I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded, not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.

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A Respectable Actress

“Anybody who collects books can’t be all bad.”

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A Cry From The Dust

They’d soon find out they shouldn’t mess with a divorced, menopausal, bald woman in a bad mood.

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