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Original Essays | September 4, 2014

Edward E. Baptist: IMG The Two Bodies of The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism

My new book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, is the story of two bodies. The first body was the new... Continue »
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Now & Then by Jacqueline Sheehan
Now & Then

SC, May 31, 2012

I didn't know what to expect from this author, so I took a chance upon finding it in clearance. I found it to be well-written & a very enjoyable "summer escape" read. If you would enjoy reading a magical-type of story that aptly describes life in early Ireland, while still providing believable characters, then this is one you shouldn't miss!
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Thanks for the Memories by Cecelia Ahern
Thanks for the Memories

SC, February 16, 2012

I purchased this book online & frankly, was a bit turned-off by the cutesy cover. I had it a whole year before I even opened it. Then, the story line was a bit hokey & predictable--BUT--once I stopped being annoyed, I realized that I was still reading AND really enjoying myself! Caring about Joyce & her relationship with her father, her friends, & the mystery man. And laughing out loud! Ms. Ahern has a lovely warm Irish wit about her. This book is a gem.
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Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland
Girl in Hyacinth Blue

SC, September 29, 2011

Hyacinth Blue is my favorite color, for a book! (and may I say, that I also love the cover art & the cute small size.) But, the BEST part is the story! Tracing Netherlands artist, Jan van der Meer's, painting of "The Girl In Hyacinth Blue" backward in time from it's current owner to it's very inception, is an amazing journey that gives us glimpses of "colorful" lives in another place & time.
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Leota's Garden by Francine Rivers
Leota's Garden

SC, September 29, 2011

I LOVED this book! You immediately fall in love with the characters in Leota's life & find yourself reading quickly to see what they will find as they search for roots, a meaning to life & faith. And Leota's brand of faith is a thing of beauty.
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The Books of Rachel by Joel Gross
The Books of Rachel

SC, September 29, 2011

This amazing tale spans five centuries of a Jewish family where every generation has but one "Rachel". From the Inquisition in the 1400's in Spain, to Venice, Berlin, Jerusalem, England & finally to America. I was horrified, mesmerized, tantalized & nearly hospitalized. (not really, I got carried away there for a moment) I absolutely love being that entertained while learning a bit of history! Thanks to the compelling writing of this author.
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