Month: March 2015

Haruki Murakami

Murakami is one of the few authors that leaves me speechless. I have read a couple of his fictional books and they always leave me in a vacuum because they are so abundant, full, accomplished in every facet that they leave an immense emptiness when I finished reading them. The period of emptiness persists until […]

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If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. Haruki Murakami

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Henry Ward Beecher

It is amazing how some families count numerous influential members; the American Beecher clan is one of these. Lyman Beecher was one of the best known Calvinist ministers of his age, and among his children are Henry Ward Beecher (1813 – 1887) and Harriet Beecher Stowe (Uncle Tom’s Cabin). Henry Ward Beecher was educated at […]

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Q & A with Kylie Scott, author of Lick

Australian author Kylie Scott is a longtime fan of romance, rock music, and B-grade horror films. She is based in Queensland with her two children and husband – and she took the time to answer a few questions for Louise’s Home Library. Louise: Have you experienced prejudices from friends, family, or the public after writing […]

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