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Karen Rigby, Book Reviewer

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Little Moss, Big Tree

by Karen Rigby

"Little Moss, Big Tree" is a timeless and profound picture book that rewards introspection. M. Yap-Stewart’s lyrical picture book "Little Moss, Big Tree" is about a faithful friendship that weathers all seasons. On Storm King Mountain,... Read More

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Girl with a Future

by Karen Rigby

In the hopeful novel "Girl with a Future", a complicated young adult struggles to embrace the unconventional. In Parker Ames’s down-to-earth novel "Girl with a Future", a smart Canadian girl’s plans derail in the vulnerable years... Read More

Book Review

A Transcontinental Affair

by Karen Rigby

The romance of nine days aboard the Pullman Hotel Express gives way to disenchantment when violence on the frontier forces women to choose between silence and freedom. A Transcontinental Affair, Jodi Daynard’s elegant historical novel,... Read More

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Practical Blasphemy

by Karen Rigby

What happens when a suicide attempt fails? For Amelia, a psychiatric patient whose internal playlist and warring voices besiege her, it leads to three weeks on the ward. LJT’s fictionalized memoir "Practical Blasphemy" portrays bipolar... Read More

Book Review

Breathing as Spiritual Practice

by Karen Rigby

On a ten-day retreat at a Benedictine monastery, Will Johnson explored breathing as a way to sense God. The result is "Breathing as Spiritual Practice", a personal wellness guide that takes an ecumenical view and encourages meditative... Read More

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