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Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.Ernest Hemingway
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The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani
The Shoemaker's Wife
by Adriana Trigiani (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2012
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Builds you up and lets you down. The story is interesting, if a bit contrived with all the coincidences--after all that's how novels are. To me the plot and character development are too simplistic. I get the impression that the book was written for...more
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"A classic. Thorough and well written. Highly recommended to anyone interested in Lincoln or the Civil War. "
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Lincoln by David Herbert Donald
Lincoln
by David Herbert Donald
read in January, 2013
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The Wintering by Niki Lewis Shepherd
The Wintering
by Niki Lewis Shepherd
read in December, 2012
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Very interesting, kind of grows on you as you work your way through it. And I loved the ending.
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Nights Of Rain And Stars by Maeve Binchy
Nights Of Rain And Stars
by Maeve Binchy
read in November, 2012
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Very enjoyable.
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The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton
The Secret Keeper
by Kate Morton
read in December, 2012
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Interesting but not as good as Forgotten Garden.
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The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
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The first few chapters of this book were thoroughly enjoyable. Later on, though, it got to be more tedious and somewhat predictable. First part = 5 stars, rest of book = 3 stars. So I gave it 4.
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Debt by David Graeber
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Why Nations Fail by Daron Acemoğlu
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