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Friday Firsts: Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte

What is Friday Firsts? The first line can make or break a reader’s interest. Just how well did the author pull you in to the story with their first sentence? To participate in this weekly book meme is extremely easy. Grab the book you are currently reading and open to the first page. Write down the first sentence in the first paragraph. (If you…
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Should We Trust Virtual Pediatricians?

The husband and I were watching HOUSE, M.D. last night and in this particular episode the infamous infectious disease specialist diagnosed another doctor virtually. You know, because it is something only Dr. Gregory House can do and it is, after all, television drama (so, anything is possible.) The woman doctor falls into a coma and is brought back…
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REVIEW: In the Clothes Called Fat by Anno Moyoco

Title: In the Clothes Called Fat (SHIBOU TO IU NA NO FUKU O KITE) Author:  Anno Moyoco Received:  Free via iPad app Manga Storm. This book can also be read for free via MangaFox. Synopsis: (Taken from MangaFox) A story that wonderfully depicts the emotions of an overweight woman with low self-esteem surrounded within the harsh environment of slim…
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REVIEW: Carnival Girl by Sonja Herbert (Book Tour Stop)

Title: Carnival Girl: Searching for God in the Aftermath of War Author: Sonja Herbert Publisher: Cedar Fort, Inc. Pages: 216 ISBN: 978-1599559964 Received:  Publisher for Book Tour (eBook) Synopsis: The only life Sonja has ever known was on the road. Now she must choose between the carnival and her convictions, between her family and her faith.…
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