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In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
In The Woods is Tana French’s debut novel. French won the 2008 Edgar Award for the best first novel with In The Woods. Ok, ok…true confessions here. T ...more
Mar 06, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
Speaking in Bones (Temperance Brennan, #18)
Speaking in Bones by Kathy Reichs is one book in the Temperance Brennan series by Kathy Reich. Kathy Reich is a new author to me. Though Speaking in B ...more
Jul 07, 2015
Jul 28, 2015
Do Over: Everything You Need to Get Unstuck at Work
Jon Acuff uses his signature wit and humor to provide advice on how to survive a career “Do Over” either due to either a voluntary or involuntary reas ...more
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May 25, 2015
A Fortress Defiled (A Jillian Jax Mystery Book 1)
I love reading debut novels and Fortress Defiled, A Jillian Jax Mystery by Connie Johnson is no exception. Fortress Defiled is set in St Paul, MN whic ...more
Jun 17, 2015
Jun 23, 2015
The Other Side of Midnight
From the get go, Other Side of Midnight by Simone St James had me with the engaging story line and the wonderful narration by Mary Jane Wells. I do no ...more
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Jul 09, 2015
Black Dog Summer: A Novel
Black Dog Summer by Miranda Sherry is a riveting story told from the point of view of Sally, who was violently killed on a farm South Africa. The farm ...more
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Jul 18, 2015
Across a Hundred Mountains
This is the story of migration, love and loss as two women (Adelina and Juana) find the path of their lives crossing. Juana’s family suffers a tragedy ...more
May 11, 2009
May 11, 2009
The Kindness of Strangers
Title: The Kindness of Strangers

Author: Katrina Kittle

Pages: 400 pages (paperback)

Publisher: Harper Perennial (January 2, 2007)

ISBN-10: 0060564784

Jan 2009
Apr 30, 2009
The Hour I First Believed
I am once again blown away by the storytelling on Wally Lamb. He introduces us to a wide range of rich characters. What I like about the characters, e ...more
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Aug 04, 2009
Saving CeeCee Honeycutt
I selected to listen to this audio of Saving CeeCee Honeycutt based on some reviews I had read. This audio was narrated by Jenna Lamia . She is an am ...more
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May 02, 2011
Secrets of Eden
Secrets of Eden by Chris Bohjalian raises awareness of the devastating effects of domestic violence on families. The story starts out with the deaths ...more
Mar 2011
May 22, 2011
Secrets of Eden
Secrets of Eden by Chris Bohjalian raises awareness of the devastating effects of domestic violence on families. The story starts out with the deaths ...more
Mar 14, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
Mothers and Other Liars
The title and cover of this book really is what made me grab it off the new fiction self at the library. In reflecting on the title, Mothers & Oth ...more
Mar 15, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
The Sound of Sleigh Bells (Apple Ridge #1)
Common themes in Amish fiction are family and faith. The interesting thing about "The Sound of Sleigh Bells" is that the two main characters are older ...more
Oct 13, 2009
Oct 13, 2009
Miss Dreamsville and the Collier County Women's Literary Society
My Review: Miss Dreamsville and The Collier County Women’s Literary Society is a novel which touches on issues such as racism, homophobia and feminism ...more
Sep 24, 2012
Sep 27, 2012
The Crying Tree
Title: The Crying Tree
Author: Naseem Rakha
Pages: 353 pages
Publisher: Broadway; First Edition edition (July 7, 2009)
ISBN-10: 0767931408

Book Description
Jul 09, 2009
Jul 09, 2009
Heart Like Mine
My Review: I have to admit I picked Heart Like Mine by Amy Hatvany from Netgalley, based on the cover. Amy Hatvany is a new author to me, but one I pl ...more
Mar 17, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
The Lake of Dreams
I chose to read this Lake of Dreams, because of my love of Edward’s first book, Memory Keeper’s Daughter. I found the writing to be very descriptive, ...more
Apr 30, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
Whistling In the Dark
I check out my copy of Whistling in the Dark from the public library. I read Whistling in the Dark as the monthly selection for my book club, “Wine, W ...more
Apr 2011
Apr 27, 2011
Sarah's Key
Great book! Any book that has me giving up sleep and sitting in the driveway to listen just a bit more is a winner for me! Tough read as is any book a ...more
Mar 17, 2010
Mar 16, 2010
Men and Dogs
Men and Dogs is the story of how a family copes after the father of the family disappears during a fishing trip. Hannah, the daughter, 20 years after ...more
Apr 02, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
That Day in September
My Review: Artie Van Why contacted me via my blog and asked if I would be willing to review his book. With the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 on my mind, it ...more
Oct 2011
Oct 16, 2011
Fever by Mary Beth Keane caught my attention on due to the topic, Historical Fiction being a favorite genre of mine. I knew little to no ...more
Mar 13, 2013
Mar 04, 2013
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
To be honest my initial thought when this book was selected by my book group was there is no way that I could make it through this book . It is a good ...more
May 2009
Aug 04, 2009
The Lemon Grove
My Review: A number of book bloggers were saying good things about “The Lemon Grove”. Said to be the summer read not to miss. When I saw it on Netgall ...more
Jun 30, 2014
Jun 22, 2014
The Other Story
Nicolas Duhamel, AKA Nicolas Colt is an author of one best selling novel, who is struggling to start his second book. He goes to a Tuscan Island Resor ...more
Jun 30, 2014
Jun 07, 2014
The Hope of Refuge
I have read Amish fiction in the past and didn't find it very fullfilling. That was not the case with "The Hope of Refuge" by Cindy Woodsmall. I was v ...more
Aug 04, 2009
Aug 04, 2009
The Pearl that Broke Its Shell
Let’s just get this out of the way, The Pearl that Broke Its Shell is one of my favorite reads so far this year. I received The Pearl That Broke Its S ...more
Jul 13, 2014
Jun 16, 2014
Await Your Reply
Await Your Reply

I won this ARC book from Library Thing. This is not the typical type of book I would read, but the premise sounded interesting. Ident
Jul 2009
Aug 04, 2009
Life After Life
My Review: I believe this is the first book by Kate Atkinson that I have read. I must say her writing was outstanding. I love the concept/ story line ...more
Apr 29, 2013
Mar 31, 2013
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