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The Greatest Knight (William Marshal, #2)
The Greatest Knight is quite simply, one of the best historical fiction novels that I have read in quite awhile. This novel is the story of William Ma...more
Feb 09, 2010
Jan 05, 2010
Bad Girls of the Bible: And What We Can Learn from Them
In Bad Girls of the Bible, Curtis Higgs makes the case that often the “bad girls” of the bible are easier to relate too than the good girls (such as M...more
Jun 30, 2010
Jun 25, 2010
The Girl in the Green Raincoat (Tess Monaghan, #11)
The Girl in the Green Raincoat by Laura Lippman was one of my favorite books that I read in 2011. I picked it for my book club pick for the month of M...more
May 25, 2012
May 01, 2012
A Race to Splendor
Amelia Bradshaw has worked hard. As a thirty-year old woman in 1906, she has received her bachelor’s degree in engineering at UC Berkley and her degre...more
Apr 20, 2011
Apr 08, 2011
The Husband List
The Husband List is not your typical Janet Evanovich novel. It is not set in the modern day with a sassy detective named Stephanie Plum caught in a lo...more
Apr 12, 2013
Apr 11, 2013
Sea Witch
Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum! Sea Witch is a ripping good tale starring an irresistible pirate hero, Jesamiah Acorne and his true love, the white witc...more
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Jul 15, 2011
The Blue Castle
L.M. Montgomery is one of my favorite authors. During my teenage years I devoured everything she had written, casing my local bookstore to see if any...more
May 14, 2014
May 14, 2014
Mr. Darcy's Pledge (The Darcy novels, #1)
Monica Fairview is one of my favorite Austen Authors. Her novel, The Other Mr. Darcy, is my favorite Austen sequel and I’ve given it as a gift to a fe...more
Jun 04, 2014
May 19, 2014
Dangerous Women
Virgins is a short story prequel to the Outlander saga that is found in the new short story collection, Dangerous Women edited by George R.R. Martin....more
Feb 07, 2014
Feb 07, 2014
Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back
My Grandpa passed away in October and my 6 and 4 year old boys have had a hard time understanding it all. Heaven is a vague term they’ve heard from ch...more
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Dec 12, 2012
Queen of the Summer Stars
This review first appeared on my blog, Laura's Reviews at

Queen of the Summer Stars is the second book in Pers...more
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Jun 27, 2011
As most readers of my blog know, I am obsessed with all things Jane Austen. What you might not know is that I am also an avid Downton Abbey fan. I lov...more
Dec 13, 2013
Oct 12, 2013
I keep reading rapt reviews of Kearsley’s novels that compare her to some of my favorite novelists including Diana Gabaldon, Daphne Du Maurier, and Ma...more
May 2012
Apr 17, 2012
Pride and Prejudice: Dramatized Play Based on the Novel
I checked out this two hour audio recording of a stage adaptation of Pride and Prejudice from the library. It is a LA Theatre works audio theatre coll...more
Aug 07, 2013
Aug 07, 2013
The Idea of Him: A Novel
Allie Crawford would love to be a writer, but she instead works at a PR firm. She would love to have ended up with her soul-mate James, but she instea...more
Jun 04, 2014
Jun 04, 2014
Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys
Title: Still Foolin’ ‘Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?
Author: Billy Crystal
Read by: Billy Crystal
Publisher: MacMi...more
Mar 07, 2014
Mar 07, 2014
Left Neglected
Sarah Nickerson is a mother and a successful business woman as a Vice President of Human Resources at a major company. Her husband Bob is just as driv...more
Apr 14, 2014
Apr 14, 2014
After I'm Gone
I love Laura Lippman. Her novels intrigue me and leave me pondering the story long after I have read the last page. I discovered her as an author a co...more
Mar 07, 2014
Mar 07, 2014
The Best of Daughters
I have found a new favorite author – Dilly Court. Dilly Court is an English novelist who writes wonderful romantic historic fiction. I read The Best o...more
Sep 08, 2013
Sep 08, 2013
The Mistress' House
The Mistress’ House is a regency romance novel that centers on the passion inspired by one house, the mistress’ house. Instead of focusing on one love...more
Feb 08, 2011
Feb 08, 2011
Frederica is my favorite Georgette Heyer book so far - and I love Georgette Heyer's novels! If you are a Jane Austen fan searching for unique regency...more
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Aug 23, 2011
Firefly Lane (Firefly Lane, #1)
Firefly Lane is the story of two girls that become best friends at the age of fourteen and continue their friendship through life changes including co...more
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Feb 01, 2010
Smokin' Seventeen (Stephanie Plum, #17)
Lorelei King is the master narrator of audiobooks. I’ll admit that I check out Janet Evanovich’s books now solely to hear King’s masterful narration....more
May 25, 2012
May 25, 2012
Before I Go To Sleep
Before I Go to Sleep was the October pick of the FLICKS Book and Movie Club. It was a perfect suspenseful pick for the month of Halloween. Christine w...more
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Oct 26, 2012
The Battle of the Frogs and the Mice: A Homeric Fable
The Battle of the Frogs and the Mice is a Homeric Fable. As it is told in the author’s note at the end of the fable, this fable has been translated nu...more
Jun 11, 2013
Jun 11, 2013
Goodnight, Beautiful
Goodnight, Beautiful is the June selection one of my book clubs. Nova and Mal have been best friends their entire lives. When Mal and his wife Stephan...more
Jun 02, 2011
Jun 01, 2011
Fantastic Mr. Fox and Other Animal Stories
In Fantastic Mr. Fox, Mr. Fox has to protect his family from the three mean farmers that are out to get him. In Esio Trot, Mr. Hoppy is in love with M...more
Jan 14, 2014
Jan 14, 2014
Alone: Orphaned on the Ocean
Alone is a riveting true story of one young girl’s survival against seemingly insurmountable odds.

Green Bay Optician Arthur Duperrault saved money to...more
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Aug 10, 2010
The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner (Twilight, #3.5)
The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner was a quick and easy reading novella set in the Twilight universe. Bree Tanner made a brief, but memorable appear...more
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Jul 22, 2010
Don't Want to Miss a Thing
Jill Mansell has become one of my favorite women’s fiction authors. I look forward to each of her new books. The worst part of her books is that they...more
Dec 08, 2013
Dec 08, 2013
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