Monthly Archives: January 2013

THE BUNGALOW – SARAH JIO

The Bungalow – Sarah Jio                                                                   Plume/2011   Reviewed by – Sheri de Grom The Bungalow is Sarah Jio’s second novel.  It opens in 1942, in the midst of WWII. It is the story of best friends, families torn apart, adventure, … Continue reading

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MILITARY MENTAL HEALTH and CONTRACTED CARE

Military Mental Health and Contracted Care One Woman’s Opinion   By – Sheri de Grom  Contractors are known for hiring mental health counselors, social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists that have no previous relationship or experience with military culture. Mental health … Continue reading

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THE RIVER HOUSE – MARGARET LEROY

The River House – Margaret Leroy Little Brown and Company/2005 By – Sheri de Grom A murder is central to Margaret Leroy’s novel, The River House. However, the story itself isn’t a murder mystery. Welcome to my world of reading … Continue reading

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TWO CARS, ONE WOMAN & GOLDILOCKS

Two Cars, One Woman and Goldilocks Slice Of Life By – Sheri de Grom Washington, DC, Tuesday, six o’clock a.m. I hated being dependent on someone to drive me, but an auto accident had rendered me unable to drive for … Continue reading

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NON-BOOK-REVIEW THURSDAY

Non-Book-Review Thursday Slice of Life    By – Sheri de Grom With an adrenaline rush, I stepped into my local Barnes & Noble bookstore the Thursday after Thanksgiving. I’d double-checked every title and author on my list and was confident … Continue reading

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IS MEDICAL MARIJUANA THE ANSWER?

Is Medical Marijuana The Answer? One Woman’s Opinion    By – Sheri de Grom Medical marijuana may be the only hope for chronic nerve pain. I hadn’t thought much about chronic pain until it moved in. My doctors offered opiates … Continue reading

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LOVE ANTHONY – LISA GENOVA

Love Anthony – Lisa Genova Gallery Books/2012   By – Sheri de Grom   Love Anthony by Lisa Genova is a masterfully told story of two women living on Nantucket Island. A chance encounter occurs between the two and their … Continue reading

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MEDICARE, I HATE YOU

Medicare, I Hate You One Woman’s Opinion   By – Sheri de Grom I don’t want Medicare, not Part A or Part B. My husband doesn’t want Medicare either. However, federal law requires we enroll in and pay for Part … Continue reading

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Sheri de Grom’s Top Ten Fiction Novels for 2012

de Grom’s Top Ten Fiction of 2012 Book Reviews By – Sheri de Grom Sheri de Grom’s Top Ten Fiction Novels for 2012 Please note that not all of the novels listed in my top ten for the year 2012 … Continue reading

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