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DistantHours

Book reviews: Enjoy cooler weather (and hopefully an Indian summer) with a book

Book reviews: Enjoy cooler weather (and hopefully an Indian summer) with a book

As summer winds down, I try to enjoy reading outdoors as much as possible before cold weather returns. Sitting in the backyard with the birds and squirrels, admiring the garden and then drifting into a book is just heaven this time of year. “The Apple Orchard” (2013) by Susan Wiggs is a perfect book for

Lunch in Paris

Some selections for outdoor summer reading

Summer is for gardening and reading – preferably reading in the garden. But, wherever you choose to read (or on whatever device; me, I prefer good, old-fashioned books), here are some ideas. “Lunch in Paris: A Love Story with Recipes” (2010) by Elizabeth Bard is a combination memoir/cookbook. Bard was working in London when she

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