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Night Road
Hannah seems to always touch my emotions and past. I want to read her new book, but I have to rest myself for the emtional ride.
Mar 2012
Mar 16, 2012
The Gargoyle
Very complex book. Interesting in the fact that it details burn victum's treatment and progress with which I have dealt, as well as schizophrenia, tha ...more
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Sep 13, 2008
A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice
An eye opening story of a very strong woman. She is critical of any faction that is trying to help her government. She states no fear of dying in her ...more
Jan 2010
Jan 21, 2010
The Almost Moon
For those of us who have had to take care of mentally unstable parents or in-laws, this book probably had a lot of validity. However, some of the thre ...more
Nov 2008
Dec 11, 2008
The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity
I read this book because it stayed on the best seller list for a long time. For those who enjoyed this book. I am happy for them. For me it was small ...more
Dec 2008
Jan 04, 2009
Just a Memory
Met the author at a book signing in Green Valley AZ. A very diversified lady, who began writing later in life. Loved the mystery part of the book. Rom ...more
Feb 2010
Feb 22, 2010
The Goldfinch
This book had an interesting story and great prose. It would have got a better rating from me, but the last 1/4 of the book needed to be edited. It lo ...more
Mar 2014
Apr 03, 2014
A Patchwork Planet
I realized after starting this book that I had read it previously, however most of the content was new to me the second time around. Loved the charact ...more
Oct 2008
Dec 11, 2008
How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns to Live Like Everyone Else
An inciteful story of privilege that lead to unhappiness. A revival of spirit with employment at Starbucks. A good incite into how Starbucks treats it ...more
Dec 10, 2008
Dec 10, 2008
The Oath (Dismas Hardy, #8)
A great book about health care and HMO's. Many characters, I had to make a list of them because sometimes the author would use the 1st name and other ...more
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Jun 29, 2009
Dreams of Joy (Shanghai Girls #2)
A Green Valley AZ Book Club book, now I will need to read the Shanghai girls. Four members of the group had gone to China, as well as the leader who h ...more
Feb 2012
Feb 11, 2012
Daughters of the Witching Hill
A fantastic novel that tells a true story of the trials of witches in 1580's. The conclusion of the book was very graphic. It was a good read but defi ...more
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Apr 19, 2010
Fatal Error (Ali Reynolds, #6)
If anyone has a chance to hear this Author talk, do it! I so enjoyed her here in Green Valley, AZ. She is a great speaker, and she has time for everyo ...more
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Feb 28, 2011
Metro Girl (Alex Barnaby, #1)
I have never read any of Evanovich's books, but this one had me laughing out loud even though the story was quite rediculous. I will have to read anot ...more
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May 09, 2009
Icy Sparks
An interesting story, which takes place in Kentucky in the 1950's. The main character has Tourettes. The ending left me cold, or this book would have ...more
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Oct 21, 2010
Beautiful Ruins
A well written book. It was hard for me to focus, because it went from past to present with several different sub-plots. It is a good book, it just no ...more
Jan 2013
Feb 12, 2013
Gone, Baby, Gone (Kenzie & Gennaro, #4)
Those in the book group kept recommending Dennis Lehane, I enjoyed Patrick and Angela, with their crazy relationship. Would read another of his books
Nov 2008
Dec 11, 2008
Citizen Vince
An interesting tale from a local area author. Covered a lot of areas such as witness protection, 1980's election, credit card scams, the search for re ...more
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May 29, 2009
The Year of Fog
This wasn't a bad book, infact it had a lot of interesting aspects. It is just that I don't like to read stories that made me feel upset and unsettled ...more
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May 09, 2009
The Toss of a Lemon
A wonderful story of three generations of Indian women in a changing society. A great deal of cultural history as well as family relationships.
Dec 2008
Jan 04, 2009
Demon Rumm
I have always wanted to read a Sandra Brown novel because I see them for sale all the time. I guess that I am not into the romance genre.
Mar 2014
Apr 03, 2014
The Web (Alex Delaware, #10)
My 1st time reading this author, he held my interest with multiple plot twists and some intrestesting characters. Would read another of his books.
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May 29, 2009
Shakespeare: The World as Stage
Very informative book in the Eminent Lives Series. I loved Bill's Walk in the Woods. However, I treated this as a text instead of an escape book.
Jul 2009
Jul 24, 2009
A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Outlander, #6)
I love these books because of the history of the 1770's, and the inovative way Claire is able to adabpt 20th century medicine to the time she is in.
not set
May 09, 2009
Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey
The journals of the westward pioneers offered a more personal look at the journey west. The book itself seemed fragmented and redundant at times.
Dec 08, 2009
Dec 08, 2009
The Aloha Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts, #16)
This book was given to me by the owner of the cottage we rented in Hawaii, after I told her we had been to two quilt shops on the Island
Oct 2013
Oct 29, 2013
In One Person
Irving has always been an off the wall read for me. He sure has his own style, and desire for acceptance of those with differences.
May 2012
May 31, 2012
The Pickup
This Nobel Prize winner was a great story of the rich and poor, family and extranged famly, cultural differences, and unobtainable dreams.
Jul 2009
Jul 24, 2009
An Echo in the Bone (Outlander, #7)
Basically very good, but the Revolutionary war scenes wore out my patience and I found myself turning through those pages.
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Sep 17, 2010
Beneath the Lion's Gaze
A page turning book of the revolution in Ethiopia. Historical Fiction. At times very graphic, but I couldn't put it down.
Jan 2003
Apr 03, 2011
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