Monthly Archives: August 2014

Book Review: “The Art of Adapting”

“The Art of Adapting” by Cassandra Dunn is a novel focusing on change, obstacles and triumphs of a family in Southern California. Lana, a recently separated mother of two teenagers, is trying to not only adjust to her newly changed marital status, but also the financial uncertainties associated with it. In addition, she has taken

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Does Your Identity Depend on Your City?

    I was reflecting a bit on the book Million Dollar View which I posted about on the blog yesterday. I may be off-base about this, but I got the feeling that one of the lead characters so deeply identified with the bohemian aspects of her city of choice (and, as it happens, birth)

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Book Review: Million Dollar View

  At its heart, I think Million Dollar View by Silver Krieger is a romance. Yes, it’s a romance between characters, but it’s also about a deeply-held love for a city. And in that respect, it’s also about loss. The city is New York, and while much of the book takes place in the changing

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