Neighbors of Mitford

Mitford, a quaint village in the Blue Ridge mountains, is chock full of quirky folk. Father Tim shepherds the townspeople through mysteries and miracles. But what if you've read every Jan Karon book? Pay a visit to some of Mitford's neighbors while you're waiting for the newest book.

Out to Pasture: But Not over the Hill

By Effie Leland Wilder

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A semi-autobiographical first novel by an eighty-five-year-old retirement home resident, this charmer chronicles the lives of the retirees at Fair Acres Home. Told in journal form, the entries are touching, funny, and always entertaining.

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Nobody's Fool

By Richard Russo

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In his slyly funny and moving new novel, the author of The Risk Pool follows the unexpected operation of grace in a deadbeat, upstate New York town--and in the lives of the unluckiest of its citizens.

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The Light Years

By Elizabeth Jane Howard

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In 1937, the coming war is only a distant cloud on Britain's horizon. As the Cazalet households prepare for their summer pilgrimage to the family estate in Sussex, readers meet Edward, in love with but by no means faithful to his wife Villy; Hugh, wounded in the Great War; Rupert, who worships his lovely child-bride Zoe; and Rachel, the spinster sister.
Its sequel, Marking Time, is set during World War II.

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The Latest Epistle of Jim

By Roy Shepard

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As he delays opening a letter which might bring him promotion--or rejection--a Protestant minister looks back on a life full of temptation and doubt. A witty look at the ministry by a writer who himself is a minister.

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Lake Wobegon Days

By Garrison Keillor

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Garrison Keillor tells about life in his fictional hometown of Lake Wobegon, Minnesota. Filled with down-home humor and entertaining characters.

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Joshua

By Joseph F. Girzone

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A first novel written by a retired priest, this parable tells of a simple carpenter whose warmth and loving acceptance transforms the lives of the local townspeople.

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County Chronicle

By Angela Thirkell

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"Through a choreographed round of fetes, parties, and other occasions, Thirkell introduces a series of intrigues - romantic, literary, and personal - as well as a few intriguing strangers to the country houses and village lanes of Barsetshire."
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Celebrations at Thrush Green

By Miss Read

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Miss Read's 36th novel takes readers back to the village of Thrush Green, where special plans and celebrations are being made for the village school's 100th anniversary celebration. And although plans become complicated, events culminate in a very special celebration.
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Candles on Bay Street

By K. C. McKinnon

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The author of Dancing at the Harvest Moon returns to her roots in Maine with this atmospheric, heart wrenching story of love and loss. When the town flirt returns to her home town to start a candle-making business, the local veterinarian wonders why she looks so pale and what secret she's keeping from everyone who holds her dear.

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Anne of Green Gables

By L. M. Montgomery

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As soon as Anne Shirley arrived at the snug, white farmhouse called Green Gables, she knew she wanted to stay forever. But would the Cuthberts send her back to the orphanage? The first book in a classic series for young readers that adults will enjoy, too.

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