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Carol Anne Douglas is a writer of novels and plays. In her lalest novel, Choosing Yellowstone, she looks at a long-term couple who make different choices and have to live with the consequences. In her novel Sister Matthew and Sister Rose: Novices in Love, Douglas revists her Catholic girlhood. She also passionately loves the Arthurian legends and the works of Shakespeare, and has used them as the basis of her own fiction. Her Arthurian books are Lancelot Her Story and Lancelot and Guinevere, in which Lancelot is a woman in disguise. Her young adult novels, Merlin's Shakespeare and The Mercutio Problem, are about a teen-age girl's time travels to Shakespeare's world.

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Lancelot: Her Story

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Lancelot and Guinevere

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The Mercutio Problem

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Choosing Yellowstone: A Novel

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To the Cleveland Station

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My 2022 Book List

 I read so many fine books in 2022 that it’s hard to limit them. As usual, these are books I read during the year, not necessarily published that year. First, I’ll cover the fiction since I suspect more readers will pick up those books.

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O Caledonia by Elspeth Barker
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This is the story of an unappreciated, brilliant, young girl who loves nature and literature but lives in a family of Philistines who try to crush her. What more can I say? Either you're compelled to read it or you're not. I loved it. ...more
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A Shameful Murder by Cora Harrison
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I admit that I enjoy most well-written books that take me back to my now-renounced Catholic childhood. A mystery where the detective is a Reverend Mother? That's catnip for me. The fact that it's set in Ireland in the 1920s made it doubly irresistibl ...more
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Horse by Geraldine Brooks
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Horse is a spectacularly good novel by noted author Geraldine Brooks. It deserves all the praise given to it. I recommend it. Be warned there is a little material about horses' suffering, but very little for a book about horses.

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Midnight Train to Prague by Carol Windley
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Midnight Train to Prague is a good novel about Germany and Czechoslovakia in the years leading up to World War II and during the war. The main characters are aristocratic Czechs and upper-class Germans. The central character, a girl in the beginning, ...more
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Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng
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Imagine that the government took away your children. It's happened to Indigenous people and to immigrants at the border. But imagine that it's happening to anyone who's deemed insufficiently patriotic. This occurs in a United States where China is be ...more
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Peach Blossom Spring by Melissa Fu
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This book tells the story of a mother and young son going through the War of Agression (the Japanese attack on and occupation of China) and the fighting between the Communists and the Kuomintang. They escape to Taiwan.

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Turning for Home by Caren J. Werlinger
Turning for Home
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Like all of Werlinger's books that I've read, this novel is excellent. The characters are complex. Both the lesbian love and friendship relationships and the family relationships are well-developed. This is the story of women in the middle of their l ...more
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Leftover Women by Leta Hong Fincher
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Leftover Women is an excellent book about the way the government of China restricts women's lives. It was written in 2013 but I suspect that conditions are worse, not better, as they are for most Chinese people. In a retreat from the expressed though ...more
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The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
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The Night Watchman is my favorite of Louise Erdrich's books. It's a story about how members of the Chippewa resisted a 1953 federal attempt to terminate their tribal status and their government funding for health, education, and other vital needs.

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The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields
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I didn't expect to like this book a great deal because I generally prefer books with more drama than this appeared to offer. I was wrong! The Stone Diaries is insightful and beautifully written.

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“Love and Politics should be on the reading list of all activists and academics seeking to understand how feminist theory gives perspective and power to strategy and action. Charlotte Bunch, author of Passionate Politics: Feminist Theory in Action”
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