Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

April 18, 2021
by jenniferpuryear

When the Heart Waits (feat. Sue Monk Kidd)

In pajamas, I slipped downstairs for a breakfast of champions.  I passed my father’s bedroom. He was awake, lying in bed with his hands behind his head. “Good morning, Jennifer!” he called out, as I paused in the door. “When did you get here?” he asked.  “Last night,” I answered, so as not to upset him. “We’re so glad you’re here,” he said, and in …

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April 24, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post by Carolyn Taylor: We Are Who We Are

Book Title: The Invention of Wings

Say you’re stranded on a desert island.  With Carolyn Taylor.  Not only will she figure out a way to send morse code signals to ships and satellites, she will also identify and help you avoid poisonous vegetation.  In the meanwhile she will start a fire and begin roasting anything edible.  It is unlikely that she will break a sweat – and she will never lose …

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