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Rooftops of Tehran
4.03
Rooftops of Tehran is both a bittersweet coming of age tale as well as a story of the tragic loss of innocence.

The setting is Tehran in 1973 and 1974
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Jan 16, 2012
 
Train to Trieste
3.52
Domnica Radulescu' semi-autobiographical debut novel, "Train to Trieste," is a fascinating page turner, full of contrasts. She describes, with nostalg ...more
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Jan 17, 2012
 
The Caveman's Valentine
3.69
Romulus Ledbetter is one of the most usual protagonists that I have met in a long while. And I found myself not only intrigued by his complex characte ...more
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Jan 17, 2012
 
Renegade: The Making of a President
3.72
On March 18, 2008, presidential candidate Barak H. Obama spoke to the American people from Philadelphia. He addressed race in a manner that has rarely ...more
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Jan 17, 2012
 
A Duty To The Dead (Bess Crawford, #1)
3.90
"Duty to The Dead" opens on Tuesday, November 21, 1916, at 8: A.M. Our protagonist, Bess Crawford is onboard a ship in the Mediterranean heading towar ...more
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Jan 17, 2012
 
Day After Night
3.62
As WWII loomed, and Hitler tightened the noose around the Jews of Europe, Kristallnacht, the "Night of Broken Glass," took place throughout Germany on ...more
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Jan 17, 2012
 
The Summer Garden (The Bronze Horseman, #3)
4.15
Paullina simons' "The Summer Garden" is the last book in a trilogy beginning with "The Bronze Horseman, and "Tatiana and Alexander." These are all 5 s ...more
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Jan 16, 2012
 
The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook: Dine like Draper and Drink like Sterling: Recipes to Satisfy a Mad Men Appetite
3.84
"Chop Suey" is a gem of a book which gives the reader a fascinating glimpse of the history, politics, and cuisine of two widely disparate countries, C ...more
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Jan 16, 2012
 
East of the Sun
3.60
Each year, in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, legions of young British women, whom, for one reason or another, failed to "catch" a husband during t ...more
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Jan 16, 2012
 
Sunnyside
3.34
I received an ARC for "Sunnyside," and expected big things since the author had a bestseller with his first novel, ""Carter Beats The Devil." I was ta ...more
Apr 04, 2009
Apr 26, 2009
 
The Little Stranger
3.49
With "The Little Stranger" author Sarah Waters departs from the settings, characters and style of her first three historical novels, "Tipping the Velv ...more
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Jan 17, 2012
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.56
I usually do not read books labeled "young adult." I am an adult, many years away from being young, (except at heart!!), and, with a few exceptions, i ...more
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Jan 17, 2012
 
South of Broad
3.73
After a fourteen year hiatus, author Pat Conroy is back with a long awaited novel, "South of Broad." His last novel "Beach Music" was quite good, as i ...more
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Jan 17, 2012
 
From Dead to Worse (Sookie Stackhouse, #8)
4.02
Hey! Sookie fans - she's back in her 8th adventure(s) with all the supernaturals - weres, vamps, shapshifters, faes, witches, etc!

Yep! Sookie, the 26
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Jan 17, 2012
 
The Lacuna
3.73
Barbara Kingsolver paints extraordinary portraits of flamboyant Mexican artists Diego Rivera and his wife, Frida Kahlo, as well as Lev Trotsky, a Russ ...more
Jan 17, 2012
Jan 08, 2012
 
Chop Suey: A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States
3.23
"Chop Suey" is a gem of a book which gives the reader a fascinating glimpse of the history, politics, and cuisine of two widely disparate countries, C ...more
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Jan 17, 2012
 
Ship of Magic (Liveship Traders, #1)
4.08
Robin Hobbs' "The Realm of the Elderlings', 4 sets of trilogies which include, in order, "The Farseer Trilogy," (which includes, "Assassin's Apprentic ...more
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Jan 16, 2012
 
Royal Assassin (Farseer Trilogy, #2)
4.18
Robin Hobbs' "The Realm of the Elderlings', 4 sets of trilogies which include, in order, "The Farseer Trilogy," (which includes, "Assassin's Apprentic ...more
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Jan 16, 2012
 
Dragon Keeper (The Rain Wilds Chronicles, #1)
3.89
Robin Hobbs' "The Realm of the Elderlings', 4 sets of trilogies which include, in order, "The Farseer Trilogy," (which includes, "Assassin's Apprentic ...more
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Jan 16, 2012
 
Assassin's Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy, #1)
4.10
Robin Hobbs' "The Realm of the Elderlings', 4 sets of trilogies which include, in order, "The Farseer Trilogy," (which includes, "Assassin's Apprentic ...more
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Jan 16, 2012
 
Fool's Errand (Tawny Man, #1)
4.24
Robin Hobbs' "The Realm of the Elderlings', 4 sets of trilogies which include, in order, "The Farseer Trilogy," (which includes, "Assassin's Apprentic ...more
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Jan 16, 2012
 
Ship of Destiny (Liveship Traders, #3)
4.16
Robin Hobbs' "The Realm of the Elderlings', 4 sets of trilogies which include, in order, "The Farseer Trilogy," (which includes, "Assassin's Apprentic ...more
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Jan 16, 2012
 
The Mad Ship (Liveship Traders, #2)
4.16
Robin Hobbs' "The Realm of the Elderlings', 4 sets of trilogies which include, in order, "The Farseer Trilogy," (which includes, "Assassin's Apprentic ...more
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Jan 16, 2012
 
Assassin's Quest (Farseer Trilogy, #3)
4.16
Robin Hobbs' "The Realm of the Elderlings', 4 sets of trilogies which include, in order, "The Farseer Trilogy," (which includes, "Assassin's Apprentic ...more
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Jan 16, 2012
 
Golden Fool (Tawny Man, #2)
4.28
Robin Hobbs' "The Realm of the Elderlings', 4 sets of trilogies which include, in order, "The Farseer Trilogy," (which includes, "Assassin's Apprentic ...more
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Jan 16, 2012
 
Fool's Fate (Tawny Man, #3)
4.33
Robin Hobbs' "The Realm of the Elderlings', 4 sets of trilogies which include, in order, "The Farseer Trilogy," (which includes, "Assassin's Apprentic ...more
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Jan 16, 2012
 
The Blue Notebook
3.69
5+ Stars! THE BLUE NOTEBOOK " is a beautify written novel about the grimmest of subjects - child prostitution. Were it not for author James A. Levine' ...more
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Apr 26, 2009
 
Dragon Haven (Rain Wild Chronicles, #2)
4.00
Robin Hobbs' "The Realm of the Elderlings', 4 sets of trilogies which include, in order, "The Farseer Trilogy," (which includes, "Assassin's Apprentic ...more
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Jan 16, 2012
 
The Rose Garden
4.00
OUTSTANDING!!! Historical fiction mixed with a bit of time travel. Extremely well written. If you enjoyed "The Time Traveler's Wife, you might like th ...more
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Nov 15, 2012
 
The First Quarry (Quarry #8)
4.01
Hard Case Crime - very noir!
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Apr 26, 2009
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