Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“You’re a wizard, Harry.”

“I’m a what?”~J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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Until We Find Home

Sigh. Do you ever feel sad that you finished a book and wished it never ended? That’s how I feel about Until We Find Home by Cathy Gohlke.

Summary:

Claire Stewart is an American living in Paris at the beginning of WWII. Once Germany invades France, Claire is supposed to meet her beau, Artaud, and flee to her aunt who is living in England. However, when she arrives at the ship, Arnaud is not there. She is forced to shuttle five children to a different country and try to find her aunt. When they make it to her aunt’s house, Claire and the children find more adventure than they thought possible. Claire also finds her true love in a most unexpected way.

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Pride and Prejudice

“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book– When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library”. -Caroline Bingley, Pride and Prejudice. This is one of my favorite quotes from the book.

Arguably, Jane Austen’s most beloved classic is a timeless romance. It has all the makings of a beautiful love story: a lovely English countryside setting, a headstrong female lead, and a prideful yet generous male hero.

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London Tides

It is very rare for me to read a story 5 times; I have read this book at least that many times if not more.

Summary

The following is taken from Goodreads: “Irish photojournalist Grace Brennan travels the world’s war zones documenting the helpless and forgotten. After the death of her friend and mentor in the field, Grace is shaken. She returns to London hoping to rekindle the spark with the only man she ever loved– Scottish businessman Ian McDonald. But he gave up his championship rowing career and dreams of Olympic gold years ago for Grace… only for her to choose her career over him. Will life’s tides bring them back together… or tear them apart for good this time?”

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