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Judy Croome: Author on the Prowl

Judy Croome lives, writes and reads in Johannesburg, South Africa.  A novelist & poet, Judy loves cats, exploring the meaning of life, chocolate, rainy days and cats (who already appear to have discovered the meaning of life.) Visit Judy on www.judycroome.com or join her on Twitter @judy_croome

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June 2017
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reviewed: Book Review: Whole Hearted by Swami Veda Bharati
A practical, funny and wise text from Swami Veda Bharati, whom I had the pleasure of meeting personally in 1999 when he atten...
Whole Hearted: Applied Spirituality for Everyday Life - Swami Veda Bharati
June 2017
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reviewed: Book Review: The Way of Letting Go by Wilma Derksen
I bought this book because exploring what forgiveness means is a passion of mine. I'm left ambivalent - relating my trauma to...
The Way of Letting Go (One Woman's Walk toward Forgiveness) - Wilma Derksen
May 2017
14
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reviewed: Book Review: The Swimming Pool Season by Rose Tremain
As always, Rose Tremain's characters have a way of sneaking up on you as you read. The gentle meandering through intersecting...
The Swimming Pool Season - Rose Tremain
February 2017
24
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reviewed: Book Review: House of Light by Mary Oliver
Mary Oliver really is a magnificent poet - her images of nature conjure up perfect visuals of whatever natural scene she's de...
House of Light - Mary Oliver
February 2017
04
reviewed: Book Review: The Cupboard by Rose Tremain
Takes patience and time to let the author unravel the complex threads of the stories within stories. These could have perhaps...
The Cupboard - Rose Tremain
January 2017
28
text: Heyer doesn't disappoint
Starting off the year with an easy read (actually a re-read!). Heyer never disappoints. While BLACK SHEEP is not one of my to...
Black Sheep - Georgette Heyer
November 2016
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reviewed: Book Review: The Snow Queen by Michael Cunningham
Well written, but so depressing. Other than a mild empathy for Barrett, I can't relate to any of the characters. The book has...
The Snow Queen - Michael Cunningham
November 2016
24
reviewed: Book Review: Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
Warm, wonderful and witty advice on writing. There were times when the humour was too obviously contrived, but as Lamott expl...
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life - Anne Lamott