Monthly Archives: October 2012

I’ll Be Away

I’ll Be Away   Sheri de Grom I’ll be away for the next two or three weeks. The orders have been given and I’m planning on following them to the letter. I have a pile of books stacked up to … Continue reading

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The Book Lover – Maryann McFadden

The Book Lover – Maryann McFadden Three Women Press/2012   By Sheri de Grom The Book Lover is Maryann McFadden’s third novel. Each read penned by McFadden is richer than the last. I particularly love the author’s development of women of … Continue reading

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Veterans Denied Service Dogs

Veterans Denied Service Dogs One Woman’s Opinion   By Sheri de Grom Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) are denied service dogs by The Department of Veterans Affairs. The decision was published in the Federal Register on September 6, … Continue reading

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Winds Of Change – Mary Metcalfe

Winds Of Change – Mary Metcalfe Laskin Publishing/2012   Reviewed By Sheri de Grom The characters in Winds of Change are confident and engaging yet vulnerable with frailties. I identified with Mary Metcalfe’s individual personalities. I wanted to protect them … Continue reading

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A Soldier Predicts His Death And That Of His Men

A Soldier Predicts His Death And That Of His Men One Woman’s Opinion   By Sheri de Grom Twenty-six year old Army Staff Sergeant Matt Sitton predicted his own death. He’d advised his entire chain of command that he and … Continue reading

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Heading Out To Wonderful – Robert Goolrick

Heading Out To Wonderful – Robert Goolrick Algonquin Books Of Chapel Hill/2012   Reviewed By – Sheri de Grom Robert Goolrick’s second novel, Heading Out To Wonderful, is based on a true story he heard while visiting a Greek isle decades … Continue reading

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The Vietnam War Ended April 30, 1975

The Vietnam War Ended April 30, 1975 We’re Still Paying – Author’s Opinion   By Sheri de Grom The Vietnam War ended April 30, 1975, yet the generation that sacrificed the most lives in this conflict continues to pay. Our … Continue reading

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