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Winter Birds
3.75
Imagine gettng an assignment: You must write a novel and include a quote from Shakespeare and an allusion to birdwatching in each and every chapter. C...more
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Sep 04, 2007
 
Josephus: The Essential Writings
4.06
I had heard of the writings of the ancient historian Josephus but it always seemed daunting to take on reading the words of somone who lived so long a...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
House [With DVD]
3.59
plot summary: what happens, when & where, central characters, major conflicts[return]"jack and his wife stephanie are on their way to a counseling...more
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Sep 04, 2007
 
Dark Star: Confessions of a Rock Idol (Rock Star Chronicles, #1)
4.31
plot summary: what happens, when & where, central characters, major conflicts[return]everett lester is on trial for his life, he stands accused of...more
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Sep 04, 2007
 
The Twilight of Courage: A Novel
4.17
This long detailed tome is set against the backdrop of world war II. Several stories are told which at times intertwine with each other. My favorite w...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
Nobody
3.65
Reporter Hudson Ambrose is the first on the scene of a murder--of a man who looks to be homeless. But Hudson discovers a bankbook and key that indicat...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
Three Men in a Boat
3.93
Classic book narrated by a gentleman who describes--in great detail--his observations upon the boating trip he and two chums went on. Nothing much rea...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
The Preacher's Daughter (Annie's People, #1)
4.13
annie zook has quite a dilemma. as the daughter of an old order amish preacher, she is forbidden to pursue her talent in art. but she is driven to con...more
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Sep 04, 2007
 
Distant Echoes (The Aloha Reef Series #1)
3.96
Plot Summary: What happens, When & Where, Central Characters, Major Conflicts[return]Kaia loves her life in Hawaii and her work with dolphins--esp...more
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Sep 04, 2007
 
The Potluck Club (The Potluck Club, Book 1)
3.56
plot summary: what happens, when & where, central characters, major conflicts[return]meet the six women of the mt. summit, colorado potluck club....more
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Sep 04, 2007
 
Seventh Son (Tales of Alvin Maker, #1)
3.86
in an alternate version of the united states just after the revolution, a family moving west faces tragedy when the mother goes into labor as they are...more
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Sep 04, 2007
 
Remember to Forget (Clayburn,#1)
3.81
maggie is out on an errand for her abusive boyfriend when she is carjacked. she is startled to realize that she is more scared of how her boyfriend is...more
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Sep 04, 2007
 
Case For Faith
4.12
as in his other books, strobel tackles some of the tough objections to the christian religion--this time objections that would lead to a lack of faith...more
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Sep 04, 2007
 
Nobody's Baby But Mine (Chicago Stars, #3)
4.06
The basic premise is that this brianiac chick with limited social skills is so desperate to havea baby that she agrees to be a "birthday present" for...more
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Sep 04, 2007
 
Bangkok 8 (Sonchai Jitpleecheep #1)
3.75
Police detective Sonchai and his partner Pichai are following a black American ex-marine. They catch up to him just after he has been killed by an ass...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
The Flame and the Flower
4.11
A young lady who has been raised by an abusive stepmother since the death of her parents is overjoyed when she gets a chance to leave her home and tra...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
Waking Lazarus
3.81
"The first time Jude Allman died he was 8 years old". Isn't that a great opening line? From the intrigue generated by this statement the story continu...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
Crashing Through: The Extraordinary True Story of the Man Who Dared to See
3.90
Crashing Through: A True Story of Risk, Adventure, and the Man Who Dared to See by Robert Kurson truly tells an amazing story. Robert May wasn't born...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
So Brave, Young and Handsome
3.64
This rollicking tale of the old west is one enjoyable yarn. Monte is a writer who is afraid his brief success and subsequent writers block have made h...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
Plague Maker
4.03
Plot Summary: What happens, When & Where, Central Characters, Major Conflicts[return]FBI Special Agent Nathan Donovan doesn't know what to think w...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
Bleeding Kansas
3.24
Kansas was once the first battleground in the nation's conflict over Slavery. Paretsky makes it a battleground of modern issues--as neighbors square o...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
Child 44 (Leo Demidov, #1)
4.03
Murder investigations can be hard enough, but imagine trying to investigate a murder in a society where that very action could put you in danger of yo...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
Scavenger
3.56
Frank and Amanda, from Morrell's earlier book Creepers, are again targeted by a psychopathic killer. This time they are tricked by a bogus invitation...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
House
3.59
Plot Summary: What happens, When & Where, Central Characters, Major Conflicts[return]"Jack and his wife Stephanie are on their way to a counseling...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
The Echo Maker
3.34
Karin Schluter is awakend one night by a phone call informing her that her brother was severely injured in a one car accident along a lonely strech of...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
A King's Ransom
3.93
Matthew Ray is working on his fishing boats in Columbia when they are suddenly attacked by thugs with automatic weapons. Despite killing one of them,...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
Mountain Top
4.05
Mike is content with his life as a church pastor, even though he gave up being a well-respected attorney to answer God's call. But a request from a la...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
The Story of Forgetting
3.64
This powerfully descriptive book is not one the reader is likely to forget, as it vividly humanizes the lives of two families affected by early onset...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
Between Sundays
4.28
Kingsbury offers another tale that tugs at readers heartstrings--but there is a happy ending of course. It is set against the backdrop of professonal...more
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Mar 04, 2011
 
The Secret Scripture
3.73
The way the author created two narratives that eventually relate to each other in a surprising way was ingenius, but I had a hard time getting into th...more
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Mar 04, 2011
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