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Two review books this week.
The Secrets of Happy Families by Bruce Feiler
The result is a funny and thought-provoking playbook for contemporary families, with more than 200 useful strategies, including: the right way to have family dinner, what your mother never told you about sex (but should have), and why you should always have two women present in difficult conversations…
Timely, compassionate, and filled with practical tips and wise advice, Bruce Feiler’s The Secrets of Happy Families: Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out and Play, and Much More should be required reading for all. parents.
When her father is killed in a coup, 15-year-old Laila flees from the war-torn middle east to a life of exile and anonymity in the U.S. Gradually she adjusts to a new school, new friends, and a new culture, but while Laila sees opportunity in her new life, her mother is focused on the past. She's conspiring with CIA operatives and rebel factions to regain the throne their family lost. Laila can't bear to stand still as an international crisis takes shape around her, but how can one girl stop a conflict that spans generations?
Read and reviewed:
Hospice Voices by Eric Lindner (heartwarming memoir)
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (Sandra's review)
The Folly by Marion Chesney (another good one in this series - audiobook review)
Nat the Cat Can Sleep Like That by Victoria Allenby
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Simon & Schuster's Winter Survival Package Contest
Rule of Three by Eric Walters