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Still Alice
Still Alice, is a hard book to get through. It is a novel but reads like a memoir. The author is a psychologist. Her research is through. I had a hard ...more
Jul 02, 2011
Jun 28, 2011
Flowers in the Blood

First off I am warning you there are spoilers. Don't read any further if you plan to read.......

Flowers in the Blood, is a book that was written over
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Jul 31, 2012
The Expats
Our book club is discussing the book next week. I am not sure about how much discussion from the book.
But, I enjoyed reading, what a ride. With lots o
Jun 19, 2014
Jun 09, 2014
Hemingway's Girl
I writing this review about two weeks after I finished reading. I loved the description of Hemingway's Key West.

This is a story about a young girl, m
Oct 2012
Sep 26, 2012
A Culinary History of Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand: Fish and Grits, Oyster Roasts and Boiled Peanuts
I saw this book being publicized in the local book stores. To find out the local author, Becky Bilingsley wrote a book about the culinary history of M ...more
Sep 02, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
A Walk Across the Sun
A Walk Across The Sun
By Corban Addison
Published by Sterling Publishing

This is a story that deserves to be told. I don't know of a book that talks abou
Feb 18, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
A Touch of Stardust
A Touch of Stardust was wonderful timing after reading Burial Rites. I needed something upbeat and light. I am glad I did. Reading, Touch of stardust ...more
Mar 09, 2015
Feb 25, 2015
Help for the Haunted

Help for the Haunted is the story of Sylvie Mason, and her parents. In the middle of a cold, blistery night her parents get a phone call. It is not un
Jan 03, 2014
Dec 26, 2013
Love & Treasure

I am so happy I was given the opportunity to read Love and Treasures. I would like to thank Amy from, Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours for asking
Jun 29, 2014
Jun 19, 2014
The House at Tyneford
I enjoyed reading The House of Tyneford. It was Dowton Abbey meets The House of Tyneford.
It took me 100 pages to get into the characters. But, I enjoy
Apr 19, 2012
Apr 06, 2012
Betrayed (Rosato & DiNunzio, #2)
Great readig for the beach. It kept my interest the entire time.
Betrayal is about three main characters, Judy, Aunt Barb, and Judy's mom( you Judy tr
Jan 31, 2015
Jan 17, 2015
Home in the Morning
Home in the Morning takes place in the turbulant years of the 1950's and 60's, in Guilford, Mississippi. The Sassaport's, are a well to do Jewish sout ...more
Nov 30, 2011
Nov 23, 2011
Sipping from the Nile: My Exodus from Egypt
I was wondering why was she writing the memoir. There isn't any thing out of the ordinary, There wasn't any abuse, or financial crisis, there isn't a ...more
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Aug 17, 2012
Burial Rites
This is one of the books that you want to yell off to the roof tops, "You Have to grab this one". I haven't felt this way since reading, Golem and the ...more
Feb 22, 2015
Jun 03, 2013
Visible City
Very different kind of novel. You are sneaking behind closed doors and peep holes into the character's daily lives. This is usually not my kind of boo ...more
Apr 05, 2014
Apr 01, 2014
The Invisible Wall: A Love Story That Broke Barriers
This was a fast read for me. We read it for our book club. One of our member's husband was born, and raised outside England. We had him come to our bo ...more
Apr 2014
Mar 19, 2014
The 19th Wife
Just finished this one. I had this on my shelf for quite awhile. Could have been that the book was a bit dawnting with over 500 pages to read.
Aug 18, 2010
Jul 31, 2010
The Golem and the Jinni
I finally put up my review after debating how to write it here it is:

The Golem and the Jinni
By Helene Wecker
Complimentary copy by Harper Collins

Jul 09, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
After All These Years
I read After All These Years for my book club. We wanted to read something not so serious, we have been reading too much literary fiction and wanted t ...more
Sep 20, 2012
Sep 15, 2012
Ape House
The Ape House is the story of Isabel Duncan, a scientist at the Great Ape Lab. She meets, and is interviewed by John, a reporter. Then a explosion roc ...more
Apr 05, 2012
Mar 17, 2012
The Goddaughter (Gina Gallo, #1)
I loved reading this short, but sweet novel. It has a little of everything. It has suspense, mystery, romance, and comedy all rolled into one tiny boo ...more
Dec 25, 2012
Dec 28, 2012
North of Boston
North of Boston, the title alone drew me in. But like they say, don't judge a book by it's cover.

The character's were well developed. The plot was go
Jan 11, 2015
Jan 01, 2015
The Girl She Used to Be
I don't really know what to say about this book. It is very different than other books that I read. It is romance, but than suspense some twist and tu ...more
Dec 15, 2010
Dec 07, 2010
Gold, by Christopher Cleave, I am reading in conjunction with the Olympics. I have heard such great things about his previous novel, Little Bee. One o ...more
Jul 31, 2012
Jul 02, 2012
Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot
I read Killing Kennedy for my book club. I was disappointed compared to Killing Lincoln.
Killing Kennedy had nothing new. It was everything I mainly n
May 15, 2013
Apr 21, 2013
The Good Daughters
I just discovered Joyce Maynard after reading Labor Day. I thought since I am middle age I had discovered all the authors I would discover in my life ...more
Oct 12, 2010
Oct 11, 2010
Palisades Park
Thank you Mr. Alan Brennert for your love letter to Palisades. I never visited Palisades Park. But, I had my own Palisades Park, called Paragon Park i ...more
May 11, 2014
May 02, 2014
The Aleppo Codex: The True Story of Obsession, Faith, and the International Pursuit of an Ancient Bible
Loved this book, I recommend it highly, if you want to know more about the Aleppo Codex, the Jewish Aleppo community. What happened to this highly sac ...more
Oct 17, 2014
Sep 30, 2014
The Butterfly's Daughter
I can't say enough about this novel. It grabbed you from the start. It is full of parallels of Luz's road trip journey to Mexico and the monarch butte ...more
May 09, 2011
Apr 04, 2011
Saving CeeCee Honeycutt
I loved this one, did not expect this small novel to have the impact it did. It is a coming of age novel. About a young pre teen girl, Cee Cee. She ha ...more
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Oct 07, 2011