Monthly Archives: September 2012

Postcards From Berlin – Margaret Leroy

Postcards From Berlin – Margaret Leroy Little, Brown and Company/2003 By – Sheri de Grom Margaret Leroy provides us both a love story and a mystery in her third novel, Postcards From Berlin. I’m drawn into the story immediately by the … Continue reading

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The Lovely Blogger Award – 7 Clues And 15 Blogs

The Lovely Blogger Award – 7 Clues & 15 Blogs It’s Award Time – Thank You Kitt Crescendo   By – Sheri de Grom                   I’ve received the Lovely Blogger Award from the divine Kitt Crescendo. If you are … Continue reading

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One Good Dog by Susan Wilson

One Good Dog by Susan Wilson St. Martin’s Griffin/2010   Reviewed by: Sheri de Grom One Good Dog by Susan Wilson is the story of Adam, a self-made man, and his immediate self-destruction, to include: losing his socialite wife and … Continue reading

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It’s Award Time – Thank You Mae Clair

It’s Award Time – Thank You Mae Clair The Booker Award – Five Fab Reads   By – Sheri de Grom           I want to hug the world or at least sing and dance and twirl. Joyful contentment flows freely … Continue reading

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The Lake Of Dreams by Kim Edwards

The Lake Of Dreams by Kim Edwards Penguin Books/2011   Reviewer: Sheri de Grom The Lake of Dreams is Kim Edwards’ second novel. After reading her debut novel, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, a few years ago, I expected a magnificent … Continue reading

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Fromm Chronicles #1 – Cowley County, Kansas

Fromm Chronicles #1 – Cowley County, Kansas Hallie Fromm – Slice of Life   By – Sheri de Grom I spent seven years investigating the murder of my aunt, Hallie Fromm. She died at the age of fifteen in 1924. … Continue reading

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The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted – Elizabeth Berg

The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted – Elizabeth Berg Random House – 2008   Reviewed By: Sheri de Grom I added The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted by Elizabeth Berg to my shopping basket simply because I read … Continue reading

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Three Men In A Car – Washington, DC

Three Men In A Car – Washington, DC Metro and Slug Etiquette – Slice of Life   By – Sheri de Grom Slugs: slimy fat, blown-up wormy-looking things I kill in my flower garden. Isn’t that what they are? I … Continue reading

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