11/22/63

11 22 63

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11/22/63 is a novel about a time-traveler named Jake Epping who attempts to travel back and stop the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

This is a really great novel. Stephen King has created a fantastic and unique time travel mechanic, which really throws a different spin on what we usually run into in time travel stories, and even has a twist near the end that causes the reader along with the protagonist to change the way they had learned to look at things. The historical content is well-researched, immersive and detailed. King’s protagonist is a relatable and interesting character, and many of the other characters are splendidly fleshed-out and memorable.

 

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Larry Macklin Mysteries (9 Book Series)

Larry Macklin Mysteries

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Larry Macklin is a criminal investigator in Florida. He had no idea he would  ever be investigating the sheriff let alone his father who happens to be the sheriff. There are secrets, arson, and murder. Will Larry be the next victim?

All the books are also sold separately.

The Buried Book

The Buried Book

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Nine year old Jasper Leary has just been abandoned at his uncle’s farm by his mother. She has left him here before, but she was full of deception today. She just said they would visit for the day, but she had a suitcase packed and everything. Jasper doesn’t know when he will see her again, so he tries to fall in line with his older cousin on the farm. Only problem is he really misses his mom. When he discovers the old family house still has his mom’s childhood diary in it, he knows he must try to find her. Only problem is, so does everyone else. Even a Detroit detective has shown up asking questions about her and where she is. After his father comes to pick him up and take him home, he stays with a neighbor and things happen in his apartment. In an attempt to get away, he ends up at some places a kid should never be, including a peep show and alone on a bus back to his uncle’s farm. There is death, destruction, and drug trafficking, but what does Jasper’s mother have to do with it?

The Great Alone

The Great Alone

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Ernt Allbright can’t run far enough to escape his demons. In an attempt to do so he drags his wife and daughter to the wilderness of Alaska. The problem is none of them are prepared or equipped to start a new life. They have to learn to garden, hunt and gather enough food to survive the winter. And there is the bears, wolves and other wild animals.

Neighbors try to help but as time goes by they come to see Ernt’s temper, abuse and his lose of sanity.

Bathed in Prayer: Father Tim’s Prayers, Sermons, and Reflections Collected from the Beloved Mitford Series

Bathed in Prayer

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All of us who love the Mitford Series are excited about this book. The series of 14 novels brings you into the lives of the people who live in Mitford. The main character is Father Tim, an Episcopal Priest.  In this book, we can read his prayers, sermons and his favorite passages that make up who he is. The people of Mitford also give us some advice. Ms. Karon even allows us a look at her own faith.

Sold on a Monday

Sold on a Monday

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Ellis Reed is a reporter who takes a photograph of a sign on a porch. It is the during the Great Depression and the family is selling their children. Remembering his own past he has no plans to publish the picture, until it becomes his big break.

Ellis and Lillian, a secretary, team up to help the family.