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Mennonite In A Little Black Dress

After her husband of fifteen years leaves her for a man named Bob and she receives serious injuries in an automobile accident, the author returns to her Mennonite family for healing. Some laugh out loud moments, particularly the many food memories. There is a very interesting appendix covering some of the many misconceptions of the […]

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Durham Comics Project Book Signing

Over the course of a year, the Durham Comics Project sought submissions from the Durham community about “a moment in your life.” Now, those submissions have been compiled into the Durham Comics Project book! A book signing will be held on Saturday, January 31 from 4 – 7 p.m. at Chapel Hill Comics (316 West […]

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I’ll Always Have Paris

Tells how Buchwald, a 22-year-old budding journalist in 1948, landed in Paris and talked his way into becoming restaurant and nightclub reviewer for the Paris bureau of the New York Herald Tribune. Buchwald relates the details of his fourteen-year stay, the adoption of three children, and the disintegration of his marriage. I enjoyed the glamour […]

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The Little Hotel

How I wish I had read a chapter of this book before I put it on my final list. It would not have made the cut. Set in a genteel hotel immediately following World War II, this is the story of several eccentric expatriates bent on preserving appearances in spite of their reduced circumstances.. I […]

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This book was vastly entertaining… but WAY sexier than I normally read. Actually if the story hadn’t been so compelling I probably wouldn’t have kept reading it because of all the love scenes, but I just HAD to know what would happen with Jamie and Claire. I was not disappointed and I’m looking forward to […]

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