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all (1985)

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The Tenderness of Wolves
3.74
it was ok
First of all, let me make it clear.. I read the whole thing and I am still scratching my head in confusion. What begins as a mystery in a trapper's ca ...more
Mar 26, 2010
Feb 22, 2010
 
The Day the Falls Stood Still
3.68
it was amazing
This is a magical, well told tale about a young woman named Bess, a riverman named Tom, and the history of the Niagara Falls. Bess meets Tom at the be ...more
Jul 26, 2009
Aug 28, 2009
 
The Sisters from Hardscrabble Bay
3.43
liked it
This is a thoroughly entertaining book spanning seventy years, following two sisters from their motherless childhood in Canada to Boston to Maine. It ...more
Aug 31, 2010
Jun 24, 2010
 
Leaving Earth
3.68
liked it
Imagine spending 25 days in an open cockpit being rained on, doing numbers one and two in a pot, and daily being sprayed with fuel. In this book, two ...more
Jan 08, 2010
Jan 08, 2010
 
Life, Love, and a Polar Bear Tattoo (Toronto, #1)
3.47
really liked it
This was one of those kindle freebies that simply caught my eye, partly because of the title. I love tattoos and I think polar bears are cute as hell. ...more
Jun 18, 2011
Jun 09, 2011
 
Grease Town
3.42
it was amazing
This is a novel aimed at the adolesent bracket, but my thirty year old self thoroughly enjoyed it. It is a touching story with a moral.

Thru the eyes
...more
Mar 12, 2010
Feb 15, 2010
 
Matrons and Madams
3.01
I did not make it very far. Clara's parts are somewhat interesting, but every time it switches to Amelia's daughter, it becomes a huge info dump. Too ...more
not set
Jan 19, 2015
 
Deafening
3.78
liked it
The first part of this novel was a superb 99 pages. My enjoyment of these 99 pages is what makes this a three star book despite the fact I grew too bo ...more
Aug 29, 2009
Aug 28, 2009
 
The Heart Specialist
3.58
liked it
Giving this a three even though I only read the first half.. let me explain why. I really loved the first half, it was like a novel in itself and what ...more
Nov 20, 2011
Jul 02, 2010
 
Sister to the Wolf
4.08
it was ok
At first, I really liked this. It goes from Quebec to Detroit and is very rich in historical details regarding French trappers, forts, the Miami India ...more
Oct 03, 2010
Jul 29, 2010
 
The Tricking of Freya
3.91
did not like it
This just wasn't for me. I made over a quarter thru and called it quits. Too many word games, too many riddles, too weird of a family. The aunt is psy ...more
Aug 03, 2010
Feb 25, 2010
 
Salvaged
4.20
None
not set
May 24, 2012
 
Cartier's Ring
3.67
None
not set
Apr 07, 2011
 
Love on the Rocks
4.65
None
not set
May 27, 2012
 
Finding Baby J
4.88
None
not set
Jul 01, 2012
 
Annabel
3.82
None
not set
Jun 20, 2010
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