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Death of a Red Heroine (Inspector Chen Cao #1)
3.79
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Jun 15, 2014
 
Shantaram
4.24
Loved it! What a terrific read! This was one of the most engrossing books I read in 2010.
Jan 04, 2011
May 04, 2010
 
Island Beneath the Sea
3.97
This is the story of a young woman named Zarité who was born into slavery on the island of Saint-Domingue, known today as Haiti. She is sold at a youn ...more
Jul 13, 2014
Jun 22, 2014
 
Scroll of Saqqara
4.08
Scroll of Saqqara was slow at first. I was about 80 pages in and was thinking of putting it down, but then the storyline changed and it got to the poi ...more
Sep 11, 2014
Sep 04, 2014
 
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
3.84
Malcolm Gladwell has an uncanny ability to get right to the heart of some of our most perplexing questions and he answers them in such an easy way tha ...more
Mar 07, 2012
Feb 03, 2012
 
The Shoemaker's Wife
3.95
The story is set deep in the Italian Alps, and it follows the lives of Ciro and Enza.

Ciro and his brother Edward are left at a local nunnery at a you
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Aug 18, 2014
Jul 26, 2014
 
On Beauty
3.62
I didn't know anything about On Beauty when a friend passed this book on to me to read, but I did know the name Zadie Smith, and I've heard great thin ...more
Jan 19, 2015
Jan 05, 2015
 
The Invention of Wings
4.22
At 11 years of age, Sarah Grimke receives ownership of her first slave, an 11-year-old girl named Handful. Handful and her mother have lived with the ...more
May 18, 2014
Jan 03, 2014
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