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From My Bookshelf – Lynn Willoughby

From My Bookshelf: The Art of Inheriting Secrets

By Lynn Willoughby The Art of Inheriting Secrets ~ Barbara O’Neal Olivia Shaw is the editor for a food magazine. She…

From My Bookshelf: Force of Nature

By Lynn Willoughby Force of Nature ~ Jane Harper This story line had great promise. A group of five women are…

From My Bookshelf: The Red Lotus

Lynn Willoughby The Red Lotus ~ Chris Bohjalian I finished this book as the world is watching Beijing’s pandemic numbers rise…

From My Bookshelf: No Relation

By Lynn Willoughby No Relation ~ Terry Fallis This author tells the best stories!  Earnest Hemmingway – “no relation”, to the…

From My Bookshelf: Apeirogon

By Lynn Willoughby Apeirogon ~ Colum McCann This is a work of fiction, but is based on the real events and the…

From My Bookshelf: Down River

By Lynn Willoughby Down River ~ John Hart This is my first novel by this author but I will be reading…

From My Bookshelf: The Woman Who Smashed Codes

By Lynn Willoughby The Woman Who Smashed Codes ~ Jason Fagone This autobiography of Elizebeth Friedman and her husband George, taught…

From My Bookshelf: The Break

 By Lynn Willoughby The Break ~ Katherena Vermette This is a hard book to review. It is well written, by a…

From My Bookshelf: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

By Lynn Willoughby The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek ~ Kim Michele Richardson In 1935 President Franklin Roosevelt announced The Works…

From My Bookshelf: If It Bleeds

By Lynn Willoughby If It Bleeds ~  Stephen King My introduction to Stephen King was reading a book of novellas, including…

From My Bookshelf: The Innocents

By Lynn Willoughby The Innocents ~ Michael Crummey This novel is short-listed for the Giller Prize.  Set in northern Newfoundland, it…

From My Bookshelf: Mink River

By Lynn Willoughby Mink River ~ Brian Doyle This is Doyle’s debut novel.  It is long and often wordy, but the…

From My Bookshelf: Chasing Fireflies

By Lynn Willoughby Chasing Fireflies ~ Charles Martin When a small, mute, malnourished boy is found by the police standing…

From My Bookshelf: Finding Chika

By Lynn Willoughby Finding Chika ~ Mitch Albom Albom is a sports announcer, journalist, author and talk show host.  When the…

From My Bookshelf: The Best Polish Restaurant in Buffalo

By Lynn Willoughby The Best Polish Restaurant in Buffalo ~  William Kowalski Kowalski is an American-Canadian novelist and screen writer.  This…