This is another story about Nickel Mines the "Amish Schoolhouse murders." It is told by a man who grew up Amish. It tells of the unconditional forgiveness of the Amish community to the murderer as they reach out to his family with baskets of food and warm welcome into their homes.
Post date: July 14, 2014
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A fascinating look at neutrinos. Jaywardhana goes over both the history and science of neutrinos. There are really are a number of characters in physics. He explains the physics very well and doesn't use any mathematical formulas. What was most fascinating to me was how neutrino oscillation...
Post date: July 13, 2014
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11 year old Lucy Payne survives the Typhoid that kills her mother. It is winter, January, in England and because her doctor recommends she go to a sunny, hot and dry climate, her father, a cold, uncaring, professor at England's Cambridge University, sends her with American Nurse Miss Myrtle...
Post date: July 12, 2014
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Not quite as scientific as I had hoped. This book is apparently something of a sequel to Liu's earlier book, Solitaire, about her eating disorder. Liu has done some research and was interested to meet people in recovery. I certainly do agree that there are probably not enough studies following...
Post date: July 12, 2014
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Part biography, part medical textbook, and a smattering of military life. Trauma details the life of a trauma surgeon from the long hours of residency to life in the military. Each chapter deals with a different time in Cole's life and also details a medical case that has stuck with him. Very...
Post date: July 8, 2014
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A couple of weeks ago I started reading a new-to-me series featuring Lucinda Pierce. She is a Homicide Detective in a small town in Virginia. A popular, hard working woman, a Director of an organization that helps young people with special needs get special education is shot and killed after...
Post date: July 8, 2014
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For the 2nd time this summer, I thought I had read all the books in a series, but discovered one I hadn't read. This is a Christmas mystery in the Joanne Fluke series featuring Hannah and her partner Lisa who own and bake at The Cookie Jar in a small town in Minnesota. Christmas is a couple...
Post date: July 8, 2014
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I thought that this was a mystery novel. There was some mystery; but mostly it was vivid sex scenes with the main character, his girlfriend. A lot of confusing conversations and little plot. Supposedly if you read the previous books in the series, it made more sense. However, I wouldn't...
Post date: July 7, 2014
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While I really liked Jane Green's earlier work for being cheeky, quick-witted stories about young women finding their way in the world, her later works are more emotional stories of women who have moved through later stages in life and dealing with issues that come from getting older and a...
Post date: July 5, 2014
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This was the first in a series featuring Inspector Banks, to which I was referred by a friend. I found it to be mildly interesting, but prefer stories which delve more deeply into the personality and personal life of the protagonist, a la P.D. James, Michael Connelly et al. Investigation of the...
Post date: July 5, 2014
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