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Crusoe's Daughter
3.75
It is worth noting that I have read 4 of Jane Gardam’s novels prior to “Crusoe’s Daughter,” (Old Filth, The Man in the Wooden Hat, Queen of the Tambou ...more
Mar 14, 2013
May 08, 2012
 
These Dreams of You
3.90
I had just finished The Elegance of the Hedgehog when I saw Steve Erickson’s Zeroville on the shelf at Barnes and Noble. I took a chance on the novel, ...more
Mar 02, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
 
The Last Watch (Watch, #4)
4.09
**spoiler alert** This is the kind of book I love to read.

First, it's the fourth in a great series. The author has avoided what many in a series do an
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Mar 20, 2011
Feb 16, 2011
 
Wichita
3.24
“Wichita,” by Thad Ziolkowski, is one of the best coming of age novels I have read in some time. Its central character, Lewis Chopik, is complicated, ...more
Jun 09, 2012
May 08, 2012
 
Broken Glass Park
3.62
Thank you Europa Editions. Once again, you've shot something my way that was a perfect piece of Eastern European grit and realism.

Broken Glass Park wa
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Mar 30, 2011
 
Zeroville
4.10
This is the first book I have read by Mr. Erickson and I loved it. I bought based on the suggestions for other reading on the back of this Europa publ ...more
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Apr 17, 2009
 
Fresh Fields
3.28
**spoiler alert** This one intrigued me. The author had an unfair advantage though, since I am one who reads both sides of the jacket cover. His story ...more
Apr 26, 2011
Mar 30, 2011
 
Hygiene and the Assassin
3.73
**spoiler alert** This was one of our selections for our book club, which happens to be 2/3 female so I am very curious to see what they thought of it ...more
May 13, 2011
Dec 08, 2010
 
You Are Not Like Other Mothers
3.79
Angelika Schrobsdorff’s “You Are Not Like Other Mothers” is not like any book I have read in some time. Telling the story of the author’s mother as s ...more
Mar 03, 2013
May 08, 2012
 
Mapuche
3.91
Caryl Ferey’s “Mapuche,” his third work published by Europa here in the US, continues this author’s streak of stirring, gritty, page-turning thrillers ...more
Aug 08, 2013
Feb 13, 2013
 
Mosquito
3.94
**spoiler alert** This book draws you in slowly, creating the relationships- some tenuous, some quite powerful- between the characters stroke by strok ...more
Feb 28, 2011
Dec 08, 2010
 
Zulu
3.82
Zulu blew me away.

My book club read this for July, and I am looking forward to seeing what they say tonight about it, as the violence and bleak perspe
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Jul 02, 2011
Dec 08, 2010
 
The Man in the Wooden Hat (Old Filth, #2)
3.99
I quite enjoyed this book, despite it moving me to tears. One could read this book on its own, but I highly recommend reading Old Filth first. The Man ...more
Aug 31, 2010
Aug 25, 2010
 
The Angel's Game (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #2)
3.80
I loved The Shadow of the Wind when I originally read it and as this book came to a close, the first thing I did was jump up to re-read it. This book ...more
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Aug 25, 2010
 
In One Person
3.62
My favorite Irving in a long time, In One Person had me in tears. This is Irving's most moving novel since A Widow for One Year. It's the perfect blen ...more
Jun 13, 2012
Jun 14, 2012
 
Here, There Be Dragons (Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica, #1)
3.86
Ok so the rating for this book, meant for teens, is not so much for the writing style or original creation of ideas and stories. I give it four stars ...more
Aug 12, 2008
Aug 20, 2008
 
Death's Dark Abyss
3.85
Violence only begets violence and none of us are truly innocent. Nor are we free from the consequences of our own violence or that of those closest to ...more
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Mar 30, 2011
 
Condemned to Repeat?: The Paradox of Humanitarian Action
3.68
How sometimes humanitarian efforts end up implictly supporting the creators of the very crises they have charged themselves with stopping.
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Jul 07, 2008
 
Back to Delphi
3.79
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Feb 13, 2013
 
The Damned Season
3.61
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May 08, 2012
 
X-Treme X-Men, Vol. 1: Destiny
3.31
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Jun 30, 2008
 
The Goodbye Kiss
3.70
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Feb 29, 2012
 
I Loved You For Your Voice
3.82
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Nov 17, 2014
 
The Complete Western Stories of Elmore Leonard
4.08
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Sep 14, 2010
 
Crossroads of Twilight (Wheel of Time, #10)
3.79
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Apr 10, 2008
 
New X-Men: Childhood's End, Vol. 4: Mercury Falling
3.94
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Jun 30, 2008
 
Homecoming (Tillerman Cycle, #1)
3.88
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Oct 03, 2010
 
Dog Day (Petra Delicado Mysteries, #2)
3.48
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May 08, 2012
 
Little Criminals
3.78
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Mar 09, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
 
Fall of Angels (The Saga of Recluce #6)
3.94
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Apr 10, 2008
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