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The Harem Midwife
3.60
Those of you who enjoyed Roberta Rich's dazzling debut novel, The Midwife of Venice, will be thrilled to know there is a sequel. In The Harem Midwife ...more
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Apr 22, 2013
 
Oh, My Darling
4.20
I have been a fan of Shaena Lambert for many years, so opened my advance copy of Oh, My Darling, her new book of stories, expecting pure enjoyment. I ...more
Jul 10, 2013
Jul 11, 2013
 
Arthur Erickson: An Architect's Life
3.25
In this new book about Arthur Erickson, David Stouck has written a truly accomplished biography in which he brings his distinguished subject to life, ...more
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Feb 25, 2014
 
Conceit
3.44
My novel Conceit, which is set in 17th-century London, is about the daughter of the English poet John Donne. There have been many reviews on Goodreads ...more
Jul 16, 2013
May 09, 2011
 
The Amazing Absorbing Boy
3.33
The Amazing Absorbing Boy, by Rabindranath Maharaj, is an amazing, absorbing novel about a teenaged boy who leaves his home in Trinidad after the deat ...more
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Dec 21, 2013
 
Fruit: A Novel About a Boy and His Nipples
3.60
One of the five novels chosen for Canada Reads for March 2-6, 2009. More at http://www.cbc.ca/canadareads The title in the U.S. is The Secret Fruit of ...more
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Nov 25, 2008
 
Empress of the Night: A Novel of Catherine the Great
2.98
This is the intriguing second novel in Eva Stachniak's series of books about Catherine the Great. Whereas the first book, The Winter Palace, was narra ...more
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Feb 25, 2014
 
Underground
3.62
This is a terrific debut novel by Canadian June Hutton. Check out the description and zingy trailer at http://www.cormorantbooks.com/titles/... Highly ...more
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Nov 06, 2008
 
Lion Heart
3.20
Justin Cartwright's newest novel Lion Heart is a pleasure to read. Gracious, urbane, and clever, it reads like a tasteful Dan Brown intrigue, its brav ...more
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Nov 25, 2013
 
Three Souls
4.12
This is the heart-felt tale of Leiyin, third daughter of the Song family, in a China on the cusp of revolution in 1935. In a unique twist, the story i ...more
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Feb 14, 2014
 
Someone Knows My Name
4.42
One of the five novels chosen for Canada Reads for March 2-6, 2009. More at http://www.cbc.ca/canadareads In Canada, the title is Book of Negroes.
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Nov 29, 2008
 
The Golden Mean
3.47
Annabel Lyon's The Golden Mean is an audacious novel about Aristotle's tutoring of the hot-blooded young warrior Alexander the Great in the years befo ...more
Jan 09, 2010
Sep 11, 2009
 
The Shadow Queen
3.60
Anyone who has studied ancient maps of Paris, or has visited that city to admire the 17th buildings, especially the grand hôtels of the Marais, will f ...more
Apr 16, 2013
Feb 14, 2014
 
Oh, My Darling
4.20
I have been a fan of Shaena Lambert for many years, so opened my advance copy of Oh, My Darling, her new book of stories, expecting pure enjoyment. I ...more
Jul 11, 2013
Jul 02, 2013
 
Petrarch's Lyric Poems: The "Rime Sparse" and Other Lyrics
4.13
I've read several translations of Petrarch's Canzoniere, although not this one, so I'm eager to take a look at it and see why it's so popular. The poe ...more
Jan 1998
Feb 22, 2011
 
Mercy Among the Children
3.78
One of the five novels chosen for Canada Reads for March 2-6, 2009. More at http://www.cbc.ca/canadareads
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Nov 25, 2008
 
The Winter Palace: A Novel of Catherine the Great (Catherine, #1)
3.55
I was lucky enough to get an ARC of Eva Stachniak's new novel, The Winter Palace: A Novel of Catherine the Great. I really admire her novel Garden of ...more
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Aug 25, 2011
 
Malarky
3.46
An amazingly original novel. Readers, be prepared to hear new voices that are compelling and completely engaging. Fellow authors, read it and weep! Th ...more
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Aug 07, 2013
 
The Fat Woman Next Door Is Pregnant
3.66
One of the five novels chosen for Canada Reads for March 2-6, 2009. More at http://www.cbc.ca/canadareads
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Nov 25, 2008
 
The Outlander
3.66
One of the five novels chosen for Canada Reads for March 2-6, 2009. More at http://www.cbc.ca/canadareads
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Nov 25, 2008
 
FPQ 1
5.00
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Jul 02, 2013
 
The Hamilton Case
3.10
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Nov 06, 2008
 
Fugitive Pieces
3.95
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Nov 06, 2008
 
The Singing Fire: A Novel
3.36
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Feb 14, 2014
 
The Russländer
3.65
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Feb 22, 2011
 
The Miss Hereford Stories
3.59
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Dec 06, 2011
 
The Thrill Of The Grass
3.97
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May 22, 2011
 
Monkey Beach
3.94
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Nov 06, 2008
 
Mean Boy
3.69
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Jan 03, 2012
 
Play the Monster Blind
3.76
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Jan 03, 2012
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