What compels me is the grace that Penny writes about in the characters struggling to heal.
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"The Beautiful Mystery" explores brotherhood and betrayal — in multiple plot lines
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There’s comfort to be had in that gathering
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Is there a stronger embodiment of all things good in the world than the animals we love
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Poetry is sprinkled throughout Penny's books, each featuring a few lines or a dozen or a hundred
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My favorite Gamache adventures are the ones in which he goes traipsing about in other places
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Ruth Zardo and the Loveable, Uncomfortable, Truths
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In a world of increasing polarization and increasing immersion into a virtual existence, we could all use a bit more humanity.
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Notes from Three Pines